Micah

Micah - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Micah, meaning who is like the Lord, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1970 on position #2897. 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 girl name Micah was given to 237 baby girls in 2012, ranking #903 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,963 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Micah peaked in popularity 20 years ago in 1999 on position 586.



Famous with this name

Micah Grant
Micah Giddens
Micah Berry


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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 Montana at position #189 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,557.

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.

Monica / Maggie / Monique / Macy / Macie / Maci / Macey / Monika / Missy / Mazie /

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
2012903
2011898
2010826
2009819
2008883
2007784
2006707
2005868
2004748
2003706
2002635
2001641
2000640
1999586
1998591
1997607
1996621
1995631
1994732
1993751
1992776
1991795
1990910
1989963
1988889
1987961
1986950
1985966
1984895
1983978
19821065
1981925
19801092
1979990
1978995
19771124
19761361
19751335
19741353
19731791
19721861
19712912
19702897

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana189
Arkansas346
Louisiana424
Tennessee480
Oklahoma502
Missouri571
Georgia608
Ohio657
Texas690
Indiana701
Michigan713
Illinois723
Maryland738
North Carolina794
Florida924
New Jersey1314
California1332
New York1557

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 very unique female 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
1999
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Micah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,963
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1970
2012 births +237

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