US Popularity:2029
Other Origin(s):Finnish, Irish, Scandinavian
Meaning:Who is like God?
Mikael is a boy's given name used in Irish, Scandinavian, Finnish, and Breton, all containing a Hebrew origin. It's a diminutive of the Hebrew name Michael, meaning "who is like God?" In the Christian Bible, Michael was an archangel and is referred to in the Old Testament as the protector of Israel. Mikael is a suitable name for a parent seeking to celebrate with and instill their faith in their precious baby boy.

Mikael Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Mikael is currently #1797 on The Bump
Boy:Mikael is currently #524 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Mikael is currently #2029 in U.S. births
Boy:Mikael is currently #700 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 306
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Mikael

  • Behind the Name, Mikael, April 2021

  • Behind the Name, Michael, June 2023

  • WordSense Dictionary, Mikael

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 476, 475

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