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


Michael is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Michael?

Michael is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. In the Bible, it is the name of one of the archangels.

What does the name Michael mean?

Michael means “who is like God?” (from Hebrew “Mikha’el/מִיכָאֵל” or “mí/מִי” = who + “k’/כְּ־‎” = like/as + “el/אֵל” = God).

Pronunciation of Michael

Variants of the name Michael


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Popularity of the name Michael

The name Michael is ranked #2101 overall.

Michael in the Top 50 Names

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