Micah

Micah - A unique male name



  Sep 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Micah, meaning who is like the Lord, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1959 on position #1101. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Micah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Micah? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Micah. The baby boy name Micah was given to 3,709 baby boys in 2012, ranking #103 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 442 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Micah peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2011 on position 103.



Famous with this name

Micah Alberti
Micah McCain
Micah Moch


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Micah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Micah is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #11 - and is the least popular in Alaska at position #216.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Micah is where you live.


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Micah origin and meaning

Micah is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means who is like the Lord. To see famous people named Micah, pop culture references for the name Micah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Micah

We've found the following names that sound similar to Micah, sorted by popularity.

Mike / Max / Moses / Mack / Mickey / Moises / Moshe / Mekhi / Mose / Messiah /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012103
2011103
2010108
2009117
2008121
2007126
2006146
2005150
2004163
2003173
2002173
2001177
2000184
1999193
1998197
1997202
1996208
1995212
1994247
1993240
1992239
1991244
1990238
1989237
1988222
1987224
1986217
1985205
1984205
1983219
1982216
1981212
1980226
1979205
1978212
1977211
1976225
1975253
1974271
1973320
1972402
1971497
1970553
1969603
1968712
1967692
1966721
1965714
1964835
1963799
1962784
1961777
1960866
19591101

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii11
District of Columbia68
South Carolina71
Alabama73
Georgia74
Maryland76
Tennessee79
Washington83
Virginia84
New Mexico85
Colorado85
Florida85
Mississippi86
Minnesota88
South Dakota88
North Carolina88
Louisiana91
Vermont93
Pennsylvania93
Ohio94
Arkansas98
Iowa98
Nebraska103
Montana104
Missouri105
Michigan106
Indiana109
Kentucky109
Oregon111
Wisconsin112
Kansas120
North Dakota121
West Virginia123
Texas126
Wyoming127
Illinois135
California137
Nevada146
Oklahoma146
Delaware151
Arizona156
Connecticut156
New York157
Massachusetts158
Utah163
New Hampshire183
Idaho195
New Jersey199
Maine211
Alaska216

Even more about Micah


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Micah a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Micah?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Micah
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 442
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1959
2012 births +3,709

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