GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: מִיכָה (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: MIE-kÉ™ (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Contracted form of MICAIAH. Micah is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. He predicted the destruction of Jerusalem. It was occasionally used as an English given name by the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation, but it did not become common until the end of the 20th century.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Micaiah, Micajah (Biblical)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Micha (Biblical Greek), Mikhah, Mikhayhu (Biblical Hebrew), Micha (Biblical Latin)
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