Miguel

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Miguel
Pronunciation Spanish: [miˈɣel]
European Portuguese: [miˈɣɛɫ]
Brazilian Portuguese: [miˈgɛw]
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Hebrew: מִיכָאֵל / מיכאל‎‎ [ˌmixäˈʔel]
Meaning Who Is Like God?
Region of origin Spain, Portugal, Latin America, Brazil
Other names
Related names Michael, Michel, Mykhailo, Mitchell

Miguel is the Portuguese and Spanish form of the name Michael (Hebrew: מִיכָאֵל). It may refer to:

Places[edit]

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Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Politics[edit]

  • Miguel Boyer (born 1939), retired Spanish politician
  • Miguel Hidalgo (1753–1811), Mexican priest and revolutionary rebel leader
  • Miguel Portas (1958-2012), Portuguese politician and Member of the European Parliament
  • Miguel Malvar y Carpio, Filipino revolutionary and a disputed former president of the Philippines

Portuguese royalty[edit]

Sports[edit]

Others[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

Literature[edit]

  • Miguel Street, semi-autobiographical novel by V. S. Naipaul, published in 1959

Music[edit]

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