Of Hebrew origin.

Short for Michael.

A masculine and feminine name.

From the name “Mikha’el”, meaning “who is like God”.

Michael is one of the seven archangels according to Hebrew tradition. He is the only one identified as an archangel in the Bible.

In the “Book of Revelation” in the New Testament he is the leader of heaven’s armies and that is the reason why, in many countries, he is considered as the patron saint of soldiers.

Female forms of the name include Michelle, Michele, Michaela, Mikki, Michi, Mikaela, Mikhaila, Michala, Makayla.

Variants forms are Mike, Mick, Mikael, Micheal, Mikkel, Mikhael, Michel, Mitxel, Mikel, Miquel, Miho, Mikhail, Michalis, Miska, Miguel, Miguelito, Misha.

Famous male bearers are Mickey Rourke, Mickey Rooney, Mickey Madden, Mickey Hart, Mickey Thomas, Mickey Factz, Mickey Jones, Mickey Singh, Mickey Roker, Mickey Spillane.

Famous female bearers are Mickey Sumner, Mickey Guyton.