Michaels (surname)

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Michaels
Pronunciation/ˈmkəlz/ MY-kəlz
Origin
Word/nameMichael
Meaningform of 'Who is like God'
Region of originHebrew
Other names
Variant form(s)Michels, Michals, St. Michaels

Michaels is a patronymic surname meaning "son of Michael". The prefix Michael- comes from Hebrew: מִיכָאֵל / מיכאל[miˈχaʔel], meaning "Who is like God?". A common English language surname, it is rare as a given name. There are other spellings. People with the name Michaels include:

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  • Patrick Michaels (born 1950), American research professor specializing on the influence of climate on agriculture

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  • Christopher Michaels (born 1958), President and CEO of ETFOptimize.com / American Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) investor
  • Howard Michaels (born 1955), American real estate businessman

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