Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage Biblical
Pronounced Pron. /mɪ.ˈkaɪ̯.ə/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Means "who is like Yahweh?" in Hebrew. This name occurs in the Old Testament in a variety of Hebrew spellings, belonging to both males and females. It is the full name of Micah, both the prophet and the man from the Book of Judges. As a feminine name it belongs to the mother of King Abijah (at 2 Chronicles 13:2), though her name is listed as Maacah in other passages.

Related Names

Rootsmi + ki + Yahweh
Other Languages & CulturesMicha, Michaias(Biblical Greek) Mikhah, Mikhayahu(Biblical Hebrew) Micha, Michaeas, Micheas(Biblical Latin) Micha(Dutch) Micah(English) Micha(German)

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Entry updated June 9, 2023