Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. mee-GHEHL(Spanish)
mee-GEHL(European Portuguese)
mee-GEW(Brazilian Portuguese)
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Meaning & History

Spanish and Portuguese form of MICHAEL. A notable bearer of this name was Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616), the Spanish novelist and poet who wrote Don Quixote.

Related Names

VariantsMaikel(Spanish) Micael(Portuguese)
DiminutivesMiguelito(Spanish) Miguelito(Portuguese)
Feminine FormsMiguela(Spanish) Miguela(Portuguese)
Other Languages & CulturesMikha'il(Arabic) Mikel, Mitxel(Basque) Mikhail(Belarusian) Michael(Biblical) Michael, Mikhael(Biblical Greek) Mikha'el(Biblical Hebrew) Michael(Biblical Latin) Mikael(Breton) Mihail, Mikhail, Mincho, Minko, Misho(Bulgarian) Miquel(Catalan) Myghal(Cornish) Mihael, Mihovil, Miho, Mijo, Miško(Croatian) Michael, Michal(Czech) Michael, Mikael, Mikkel(Danish) Maikel, Michaël, Michael, Michel, Michiel, Micha, Mick(Dutch) Michael, Micheal, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Mike, Mikey(English) Miĥaelo, Mikelo, Miĉjo(Esperanto) Mihkel(Estonian) Mikkjal(Faroese) Mikael, Mika, Mikko, Miko, Miska(Finnish) Michel, Michaël, Mickaël(French) Mikheil, Misho(Georgian) Michael, Micha, Michel, Michi(German) Michail, Michalis, Mihail, Mihalis(Greek) Mikala(Hawaiian) Mikhael(Hebrew) Mihály, Miksa, Misi(Hungarian) Mícheál(Irish) Michele(Italian) Mihails, Miķelis(Latvian) Mykolas(Lithuanian) Mihail(Macedonian) Mikaere(Maori) Michael, Mikael, Mikkel(Norwegian) Michał(Polish) Mihai, Mihail, Mihăiță(Romanian) Michail, Mikhail, Misha, Mishka(Russian) Mihkkal(Sami) Mìcheal, Micheil(Scottish) Mihailo, Mihajlo, Mijo, Miša, Miško(Serbian) Michal(Slovak) Mihael, Miha(Slovene) Michael, Mikael, Micael(Swedish) Mikail(Turkish) Mikhailo, Mykhailo, Mykhaylo, Mykhail(Ukrainian) Meical(Welsh)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019