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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 FormsMikaela, Mikkeline(Danish) Mikaela(Norwegian)
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, 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, Miska(Hungarian) Mícheál(Irish) Michele(Italian) Mihails, Miķelis(Latvian) Mykolas(Lithuanian) Mihail(Macedonian) Mikaere(Maori) Michał(Polish) Miguel, Micael, Miguelito(Portuguese) Mihai, Mihail, Mihăiță(Romanian) Michail, Mikhail, Misha(Russian) Mihkkal(Sami) Mìcheal, Micheil(Scottish) Mihailo, Mihajlo, Mijo, Miša, Miško(Serbian) Michal(Slovak) Mihael, Miha(Slovene) Miguel, Miguelito(Spanish) Michael, Mikael, Micael(Swedish) Mikail(Turkish) Mikhailo, Mykhailo, Mykhaylo, Mykhail(Ukrainian) Meical(Welsh)
Surname DescendantMikkelsen(Danish)

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