Michaela

Michaela - A very unique female name



  Feb 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Michaela, meaning who is like God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1942 on position #1829. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Michaela and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Michaela? 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 Michaela. The baby girl name Michaela was given to 668 baby girls in 2012, ranking #443 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,116 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Michaela peaked in popularity 20 years ago in 1997 on position 100.



Famous with this name

Michaela Conlin
Michaela Watkins
Michaela Dietz


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Michaela is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Michaela is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #163 - and is the least popular in Kentucky at position #688.

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 Michaela is where you live.


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Michaela origin and meaning

Michaela is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means who is like God. To see famous people named Michaela, pop culture references for the name Michaela and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Michaela

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

Michelle / Michele / Makayla / Mikayla / Michael / Mikaela / Mckayla / Micaela / Michell / Mozelle /

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
2012443
2011406
2010389
2009375
2008355
2007342
2006332
2005285
2004280
2003237
2002199
2001176
2000153
1999125
1998101
1997100
1996102
1995107
1994109
1993169
1992285
1991334
1990312
1989266
1988379
1987422
1986419
1985429
1984563
1983621
1982629
1981721
1980672
1979787
1978810
1977860
1976909
19751025
19741052
19731067
19721156
1971918
19701030
1969950
19681129
19671029
19661233
19651243
19641251
19631248
19621466
19611243
19601547
19591533
19581561
19571373
19561247
19551248
19541182
19531322
19521090
19511554
19501553
19491490
19481846
19472067
19421829

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut163
North Dakota186
District of Columbia186
Rhode Island191
Virginia195
Maryland254
Massachusetts262
New York281
New Jersey310
North Carolina314
Florida318
West Virginia356
Arizona400
Pennsylvania415
Tennessee416
Georgia430
Missouri431
Minnesota473
Illinois495
Ohio507
Michigan508
Louisiana522
Kansas527
South Carolina542
California555
Colorado566
Washington574
Indiana586
Alabama597
Wisconsin612
Texas631
Kentucky688

Even more about Michaela


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 Michaela 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 Michaela?

3 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
1997
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Michaela
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,116
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1942
2012 births +668

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