Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MEEG-gehl(Danish)
MEEK-kehl(Norwegian)
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Meaning & History

Danish form of Michael. It can also derive from the Scandinavian root mikill meaning "enormous".

Related Names

VariantsMichael, Mikael(Danish) Michael, Mikael(Norwegian)
Feminine FormMikkeline(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesMikha'il(Arabic) Mikayel(Armenian) 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) 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) Mikiel(Maltese) Mikaere(Maori) Michał(Polish) Miguel, Micael, Miguelito(Portuguese) Mihai, Mihail, Mihăiță(Romanian) Michail, Mikhail, Misha, Mishka(Russian) Mihkkal(Sami) Mìcheal, Mìcheil(Scottish Gaelic) Mihailo, Mihajlo, Mijo, Miša, Miško(Serbian) Michal(Slovak) Mihael, Miha(Slovene) Maikel, Miguel, Miguelito(Spanish) Michael, Mikael, Micael(Swedish) Mikail(Turkish) Mikhailo, Mykhailo, Mykhaylo, Mykhail(Ukrainian) Meical(Welsh)
Surname DescendantMikkelsen(Danish)

Popularity

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Name Days

Norway: September 29

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Entry updated June 13, 2019