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Michaela

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Who is like God?
  • #996 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Michaela in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1921 5 5 0
1923 5 5 0
1927 7 7 0
1932 5 5 0
1933 7 7 0
1935 6 6 0
1937 12 12 0
1938 14 14 0
1939 19 19 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 17 17 0
1942 28 28 0
1943 23 23 0
1944 24 24 0
1945 27 27 0
1946 37 37 0
1947 30 30 0
1948 36 36 0
1949 40 40 0
1950 37 37 0
1951 60 60 0
1952 75 75 0
1953 62 62 0
1954 75 75 0
1955 74 74 0
1956 76 76 0
1957 69 69 0
1958 58 58 0
1959 54 54 0
1960 54 54 0
1961 71 71 0
1962 66 66 0
1963 83 83 0
1964 95 95 0
1965 106 106 0
1966 107 101 6
1967 113 113 0
1968 101 101 0
1969 140 140 0
1970 128 128 0
1971 129 129 0
1972 117 117 0
1973 111 111 0
1974 127 127 0
1975 120 120 0
1976 156 156 0
1977 170 170 0
1978 174 174 0
1979 225 225 0
1980 266 266 0
1981 243 243 0
1982 285 285 0
1983 293 293 0
1984 333 333 0
1985 508 508 0
1986 519 519 0
1987 535 535 0
1988 638 633 5
1989 1,005 998 7
1990 878 878 0
1991 782 782 0
1992 958 958 0
1993 1,858 1,850 8
1994 3,052 3,044 8
1995 3,090 3,083 7
1996 3,176 3,176 0
1997 3,405 3,398 7 #100 girl name
1998 3,345 3,340 5
1999 2,666 2,656 10
2000 2,171 2,171 0
2001 1,826 1,826 0
2002 1,614 1,614 0
2003 1,378 1,378 0
2004 1,172 1,166 6
2005 1,153 1,153 0
2006 1,000 1,000 0
2007 969 969 0
2008 921 921 0
2009 875 875 0
2010 813 813 0
2011 774 774 0
2012 722 722 0
2013 741 741 0
2014 657 657 0
2015 639 639 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Michaela baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 48,648 babies born with the name Michaela in the United States. That's more than enough Michaelas to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1921 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Michaela" was in 1997 with a total of 3,398 babies. (That's a lot of baby Michaelas)

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Michaela" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 83 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 3,052 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Michaela popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Michaela" mean? The list below shows the origins of Michaela as well as things modernly associated with the name Michaela such as celebrities named Michaela.

Origin and Meaning of Michaela

The name "Michaela" is of English origin, and it means "Who is like God?". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Michaela Conlin

Michaela Conlin is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Michaela was born in 1978 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Michaela Schaffrath

Michaela Schaffrath is an adult biography. Michaela was born in 1970 in Eschweiler, Germany.

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Michaela Bercu

Michaela Bercu is a model. Michaela was born in 1967 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Michaela Dorfmeister

Michaela was born in 1973.

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Michaela Krajicek

Michaela was born in 1989.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Michaela

Michaela Angela Davis
Michaela Deprince
Michaela Romanini
Michaela Bates
Michaela Dietz
Michaela Mcmanus
Michaela Pereira
Michaela Watkins

Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

I is for interest, you show in others.

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

L is for luster, your shine.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Aleahcim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Caealmih". 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.

Past life for Michaela born Nov 8, 1990

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 Ireland approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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