Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MIK-ee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Diminutive or feminine form of Michael. This was the name that Walt Disney gave to Ub Iwerks' cartoon character Mickey Mouse (debuting 1928), who was called Mortimer Mouse while being developed. Another famous bearer was the American baseball player Mickey Mantle (1931-1995).

Related Names

VariantsMica, Mick, Micky, Mike, Mikey, Mikki
Other Languages & CulturesMikha'il(Arabic) Mikayel(Armenian) Mikel, Mitxel(Basque) Mikhail(Belarusian) Michael(Biblical) Michael, Mikhael(Biblical Greek) Mikha'el(Biblical Hebrew) Michael, Michahel(Biblical Latin) Mikael(Breton) Mihaela, Mihail, Mikhail, Mincho, Minko, Misho(Bulgarian) Miquel(Catalan) Myghal(Cornish) Mihael, Mihaela, Mihovil, Miho, Mijo, Miško(Croatian) Michael, Michaela, Michal, Michala, Míša(Czech) Michael, Mikael, Mikkel, Mikkeline(Danish) Maikel, Michaël, Michael, Michel, Michelle, Michiel, Micha, Mick(Dutch) Miĥaelo, Mikelo, Miĉjo(Esperanto) Mihkel(Estonian) Mikkjal(Faroese) Mikael, Mikaela, Mika, Mikko, Miko, Miska(Finnish) Michel, Michèle, Michelle, Michaël, Micheline, Mickaël(French) Miguel(Galician) Mikheil, Misho(Georgian) Michael, Michaela, Micha, Michel, Michi(German) Michaela, Michail, Michalis, Mihail, Mihalis(Greek) Mikala(Hawaiian) Mikhael(Hebrew) Mihály, Miksa, Misi(Hungarian) Mícheál(Irish) Micaela, Michela, Michele, Michelina(Italian) Mihails, Miķelis(Latvian) Mykolas(Lithuanian) Mihaela, Mihail(Macedonian) Mikiel(Maltese) Mikaere(Maori) Michael, Mikael, Mikkel(Norwegian) Michał, Michalina(Polish) Micaela, Miguel, Micael, Miguela, Miguelito(Portuguese) Mihaela, Mihai, Mihail, Mihăiță(Romanian) Michail, Mikhail, Misha, Mishka(Russian) Mihkkal(Sami) Mìcheal, Mìcheil(Scottish Gaelic) Mihailo, Mihajlo, Mijo, Miša, Miško(Serbian) Michaela, Michal(Slovak) Mihael, Mihaela, Miha, Miša(Slovene) Maikel, Micaela, Miguel, Miguela, Miguelito(Spanish) Michael, Michaela, Mikael, Mikaela, Micael(Swedish) Mikail(Turkish) Mikhailo, Mykhaila, Mykhailo, Mykhaylo, Mykhail(Ukrainian) Meical(Welsh)


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Entry updated June 9, 2023