Michael

who resembles God?
ORIGIN: Hebrew
POPULARITY: 12
Emperors, kings and saints have borne the name Michael over the centuries. From 1954 to 2008, Michael enjoyed a spectacular streak of popularity, mostly coming in first but sometimes sliding into second. It’s a superhero name in the Bible, belonging to the archangel Michael, the leader of heaven’s armies whose powerful protection is invoked in prayers for soldiers, police officers and firefighters. Occasionally, Michael has been pressed into service as a girls' name too.

famous Michaels

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  • Michael Phelps
    Olympian
  • Michael Douglas
    Actor
  • Michael Strahan
    Football Player
  • Michael Jordan
    Basketball Player
  • Michael Kors
    Fashion Designer
  • Michael J. Fox
    Actor

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