Popularity:5656
Origin:Slavic
Meaning:Who resembles God?; Brook
Michal is a gender-neutral name that may look familiar at first glance! It is a unique diminutive of Michael, a Hebrew name meaning "Who resembles God?" and "brook." Though it's traditionally a feminine version of Micahel, Michal is also a solid choice for baby boys. Michal has Slavic, Polish, and Czech roots too, and is popular in Eastern Europe as an alternative to its Hebrew origins. Similar sounding versions and close cousins of Michal include Michelle, Makaila, Mikel, and Mekelle.
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