Meaning:who resembles God?
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.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- MichaelPrincess Marina and Prince George
- George MichaelSinger
- Michael BiehnActor
- Michael ChangTennis Player
- Michael CrichtonNovelist
- Michael DouglasActor
- Michael FaradayInventor
- Michael JacksonSinger
- Michael J. FoxActor
- Michael JordanBasketball Player
- Michael KorsFashion Designer
- Michael MoorerBoxer
- Michael PalinComedian
- Michael PhelpsOlympian
- Michael SchumacherRacecar Driver
- Michael StrahanFootball Player
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