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Ranked #6


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #4).

What does the name "Michael" mean?

Michael (Hebrew): Who is like God?

The name "Michael" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Who is like God?". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 6 other names that are similar to this one.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

Your name in reverse order is "Leahcim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ihemalc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Michael" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Michael? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,904,722 babies born with the name Michael in the United States. That's more than enough Michaels to occupy the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina with an estimated population of 3,839,737 (as of June 30, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 354 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Michael" was in 1951 with a total of 65,535 babies. (That's a lot of baby Michaels)

According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Michael" ranks #2 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 584 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1960. Across the entire United States a total of 65,853 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Michael popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Michael in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Michael

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson is a singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, record producer, businessman, and philanthropist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1964 to 2009. Michael was born in 1958 as Michael Joseph Jackson in Gary, Indiana, U.S.


Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher is a f1 driver. Michael was born in 1969 in Hurth, West Germany.


Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is a basketball biography. Michael was born in 1963 in Brooklyn, New York.


Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King is a clergyman and activist. Martin was born in 1929 as Michael King, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.


Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender is an actor and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Michael was born in 1977 in Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, West Germany.


Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas is an actor and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1966 to present. Michael was born in 1944 as Michael Kirk Douglas in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States.


Past life for Michael born Jun 10, 1949

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 1150. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.