Michaela

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Michaela
Pronunciationmi-KAI-la
GenderFemale
Origin
Word/nameHebrew
MeaningFeminine form of Michael, meaning "who is like God."
Region of originIsrael and portions of Eastern Europe
Other names
Short form(s)Kayla, Kiki, Mickey, Kaela
Related names
  • Michael
  • Michelle
  • McKayla
  • Makayla
  • Mykayla
  • Mikayla
  • Mikaela
  • Mikala
  • Mickaela
  • McKala
  • Michayla
  • Macayla
  • Micaela
Micayla

Michaela (Hebrew מיכאלה) is a feminine given name. It is a feminine form of the Hebrew name Michael (מִיכָאֵל), which means "Who is like God?"

As of 2008, it was 357th in rank for newborn girls in the United States,[1] and 325th in England and Wales.[2]

Variant forms[edit]

There are numerous variant spellings. Equivalents in other languages include:

Notable people with this name[edit]

Name days[edit]

In Germany, Slovakia and Poland, the name day for Michaela is 24 August and 29 September and in Czech Republic, the name day for Michaela is 19 October.

Uses in popular culture[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

Songs[edit]

TV[edit]

  • Michaela, 2004 Israeli television series (מיכאלה)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Popular Baby Names, Social Security Administration.
  2. ^ 2008 Baby Names Statistics Girls, England and Wales, Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Bata Illic: Michaela". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  4. ^ Michaela (TV Series 2004) on IMDb

Sources[edit]

  • Michaela at "Behind the Name"
  • Duden: Lexikon der Vornamen. 2004.