Michael

Synonyms:
Michael, mee-kha-AYL, מִיכָאֵל
Michael (Wikipedia)

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Pronunciation/ˈmkəl/
German: [ˈmɪçaːʔeːl, -ʔɛl]
GenderMale
Word/nameHebrew: מִיכָאֵל‬ / מיכאל‬ (Mikha'el)
Meaning"Who is like God?"
Nickname(s)Mic, Micha, Mick, Mickey, Micki, Mickie, Mike, Mikey, Miki, Mikki, Miko, Mitch, Mitt
Related namesMachiel, Michaela, Michelangelo, Michal, Michał, Mícheál, Michel, Michele, Michelle, Michiel, Miguel, Mihael, Mihai, Mihailo, Mihajlo, Mihalis, Mihály, Mihkel, Mihovil, Miika, Mikael, Mykael, Mikel, Mikhail or Mihail (Михаил), Mikkel, Mikko, Misha, Mitchell

Michael is a masculine given name that comes from Hebrew: מִיכָאֵל / מיכאל‎ (Mīkhāʼēl [miχaˈʔel]), derived from the question מי כאל mī kāʼēl, meaning "Who is like God?".

Patronymic surnames that come from Michael include Carmichael, DiMichele, MacMichael, McMichael, Michaels, Micallef, Michaelson, Michalka, Michels, Mihály, Mikeladze, Mikhaylov, Mikkelsen, Mitchell, Michalski, Mykhaylenko and Mikaelyan.

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