Name Micha Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Micha


Micha is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Micha thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Micha?

Micha is a German and Dutch short form of the names Michael or Michaela. Besides, Micha is a Dutch and German form of the biblical boy’s name Micah that derived from the Hebrew name Micaiah (מִיכָיְהוּ).

What does the name Micha mean?

Micha means “who is like God?” or “who is like the Lord” (from Hebrew “mí/מִי” = who + “k’/כְּ־‎” = like/as + “el/אֵל”= God or “yáhu/־יָהוּ” = the Lord).

Other variants

There are multiple variants of the name Micha. In Nordic countries, it is Mika and in France, it’s Michée. The English form is Micah, the Italian one Michea, the Portuguese one Miqueias and the Spanish form is Miqueas. Czech Republic, one says Micheáš and in Hungary Mikeás. In Greek there are multiple variants: Michá, Meicha, Mēcha and Michaias. Additionally, in Latin Micha is called Michaeas and Micheas.

Nicknames for Micha

Popular nicknames for Micha are Mica, Mike, Micky, Mick and Misha.

Famous people named Micha

  • Micha Josef bin Gorion (1865 - 1921) was an Israeli writer and publisher.
  • Israeli Artist Micha Ullman (born 1939) is a professor for Art in Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Swiss screenwriter and director Micha Lewinsky (born 1972) has written four movies and won multiple Swiss awards.

Pronunciation of Micha

Variants of the name Micha


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Popularity of the name Micha

The name Micha is ranked #3734 overall.

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