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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mi"ca
The name of a group of minerals characterized by highly perfect cleavage, so that they readily separate into very thin leaves, more or less elastic. They differ widely in composition, and vary in color from pale brown or yellow to green or black. The transparent forms are used in lanterns, the doors of stoves, etc., being popularly called isinglass. Formerly called also cat-silver, and glimmer.

Note: ☞ The important species of the mica group are: muscovite, common or potash mica, pale brown or green, often silvery, including damouritealso called hydromica and muscovy glass); biotite, iron-magnesia mica, dark brown, green, or black; lepidomelane, iron, mica, black; phlogopite, magnesia mica, colorless, yellow, brown; lepidolite, lithia mica, rose-red, lilac. Micausually muscovite, also biotite) is an essential constituent of granite, gneiss, and mica slate; biotite is common in many eruptive rocks; phlogopite in crystalline limestone and serpentine.

Etymology: L. mica crumb, grain, particle; cf. F. mica

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  1. Any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
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From Latin mīca (“grain, crumb”).

  1. (mineralogy) Any of a group of hydrous aluminosilicate minerals characterized by highly perfect cleavage, so that they readily separate into very thin leaves, more or less elastic.

mica was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Galician, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Romanian, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Mica

Micachu & The Shapes is an experimental pop, avant-garde music, lo-fi music, independent music, noise music, and grindie musician. She plays Guitar, Electronics, Found object, Vacuum cleaner, and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Micachu was given the name Mica Levi in 1987 in Surrey, England,. Micachu is also known as Mica Levi (birth name).

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Mica Paris is a soul music, gospel music, contemporary r&b, and jazz singing and presenter. She has been prominent since 1985. Mica was given the name Michelle Antoinette Wallen on April 27th, 1969 in Islington, London, England.

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Alex Mica is a musician. He has been prominent since 2011. Alex was given the name Mica Alexandru Cătălin on August 25th, 1991 in Bucovăț, Timiș.

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Mica Javier is a pop music, contemporary r&b, and dance-pop musician. She has been prominent since 2010. Mica was given the name Mica Cecille Javier in Manila.

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Mica Mosbacher is an honorary consul for iceland in houston and central texas, author, and philanthropist. Mica was given the name Mica McCutchen on July 20th, 1953 in Gainesville, Florida, U.S. Mica is also known as Mica Duncan.

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Mica Pinto is a soccer player for the Recreativo de Huelva, Sporting Clube de Portugal, FCM Young Boys Diekirch, FC Metz, Sporting Clube de Portugal B, and Portugal national under-18 football team. Mica was born on June 4th, 1993 in Diekirch, Luxembourg.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mica

John Mica is a Chairman of the House Transportation Committee and Chairman of theHouse Transportation Committee. John was born on January 27th, 1943 in Binghamton, New York.

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Alex Mica is a musician. He has been prominent since 2011. Alex was given the name Mica Alexandru Cătălin on August 25th, 1991 in Bucovăț, Timiș.

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Daniel Andrew Mica is a notable person. Daniel was born on February 4th, 1944 in Binghamton, New York.

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Mica is a soccer player for the Zawisza Bydgoszcz, Imortal DC, and Portimonense S.C. Mica was born on March 16th, 1993 in Silves, Portugal.

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Frantisek Adam Mica was a leading person. Frantisek was born on January 11th, 1746 in Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou. He breathed his last breath on March 19th, 1811.

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Tomas Mica is a soccer player for the FC Slovácko, PFC Naftex Burgas, FC Wil 1900, U.S.O. Calcio, FC La Chaux-de-Fonds, Yverdon Sport FC, and Czech Republic national under-19 football team. Tomas was born on May 25th, 1983 in Brno.

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How popular is the baby name Mica in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1952 5 5 0
1953 5 5 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 5 5 0
1957 12 12 0
1958 10 10 0
1959 12 5 7
1960 11 11 0
1961 22 15 7
1962 12 12 0
1963 20 14 6
1964 7 7 0
1965 17 10 7
1966 18 18 0
1967 19 19 0
1968 30 24 6
1969 34 24 10
1970 83 78 5
1971 62 46 16
1972 62 51 11
1973 66 45 21
1974 92 75 17
1975 89 67 22
1976 84 64 20
1977 95 74 21
1978 77 52 25
1979 95 67 28
1980 66 52 14
1981 82 69 13
1982 68 55 13
1983 64 57 7
1984 68 50 18
1985 70 61 9
1986 60 46 14
1987 50 42 8
1988 60 53 7
1989 113 104 9
1990 115 104 11
1991 95 82 13
1992 58 47 11
1993 82 72 10
1994 69 62 7
1995 68 60 8
1996 66 52 14
1997 51 42 9
1998 64 49 15
1999 49 44 5
2000 63 48 15
2001 68 45 23
2002 58 42 16
2003 37 27 10
2004 45 31 14
2005 54 31 23
2006 64 39 25
2007 40 22 18
2008 52 31 21
2009 52 28 24
2010 51 26 25
2011 44 21 23
2012 47 25 22
2013 38 20 18
2014 49 28 21
2015 53 32 21
2016 31 19 12

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mica U.S.
  White 78.90% 64.26%
  African American 4.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mica

People with the last name Mica are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Mica

  • How Popular is the name Mica? Mica is the 4,837th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mica was the 64,559th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mica have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,323 babies born with the first name Mica in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mica to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mica? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mica first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mica is Saturday, September 9th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Mica born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mica was in 1989 with a total of 104 babies.
  • Random Mica Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mica is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Mica: Your name in reverse order is Acim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iacm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mica? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 308 people with the last name Mica.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mica? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mica as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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