US Popularity:360
Origin:Spanish
Meaning:Who is like God
Miguel is the Spanish and Portuguese derivation of Michael and is a beautiful boy’s name that rolls easily off the tongue. In English, Spanish, and Portuguese, Miguel (and Michael) means “who is like God.” While this may seem like big shoes for baby to fill, it’s perfect if you want to raise baby in faith—or give him something to aspire to.

Famous People Named Miguel

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Miguel Ángel Asturias
    Novelist
  • Miguel Cabrera
    Baseball Player
  • Miguel Cotto
    Boxer
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Author
  • Miguel Ignacio Mendoza
    Singer
  • Miguel Sandoval
    Actor

Miguel Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Miguel is currently #857 on The Bump
Boy:Miguel is currently #471 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Miguel is currently #360 in U.S. births
Boy:Miguel is currently #194 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#360
in 2023
- 19
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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