Miguel

Miguel - A very unique male name



  Oct 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Miguel appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #332. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Miguel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Miguel? 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 Miguel. The baby boy name Miguel was given to 2,906 baby boys in 2012, ranking #131 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 565 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Miguel peaked in popularity 19 years ago in 2000 on position 86.



Famous with this name

Miguel Herrán
Miguel Dionisio Ramos
Miguel Ferrer


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Miguel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Miguel is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #68 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #395.

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 Miguel is where you live.


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Miguel origin and meaning

Miguel is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Miguel, pop culture references for the name Miguel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Miguel

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

Michael / Micheal / Maxwell / Michel / Mikel / Misael / Mikael / Michelle / Mikhail / Mykel /

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
2012131
2011126
2010113
2009100
2008101
200794
200689
200593
200497
200395
200289
200188
200086
199992
199890
199791
199691
199594
199495
199388
199290
199192
1990101
1989108
1988113
1987110
1986111
1985114
1984114
1983117
1982111
1981116
1980132
1979139
1978147
1977145
1976145
1975150
1974150
1973165
1972176
1971181
1970197
1969198
1968213
1967218
1966221
1965244
1964250
1963259
1962259
1961274
1960279
1959282
1958276
1957279
1956284
1955292
1954287
1953300
1952313
1951319
1950319
1949340
1948335
1947393
1946383
1945373
1944395
1943396
1942432
1941419
1940421
1939415
1938442
1937434
1936409
1935431
1934412
1933376
1932401
1931392
1930366
1929350
1928382
1927406
1926417
1925412
1924414
1923437
1922456
1921500
1920510
1919466
1918556
1917506
1916521
1915476
1914499
1913471
1912460
1911361
1910332

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas68
California75
Arizona89
New Mexico94
Nevada105
Florida109
District of Columbia120
New Jersey121
Illinois124
Connecticut128
Colorado138
New York146
Washington157
Kansas160
North Carolina162
Oregon162
Oklahoma163
Massachusetts163
Nebraska174
Alabama180
Delaware185
Idaho194
Georgia199
Wisconsin202
South Carolina203
Iowa205
Michigan224
Tennessee227
Virginia229
Indiana241
Kentucky246
Arkansas261
Louisiana262
Minnesota264
Utah264
Maryland279
Pennsylvania305
West Virginia328
Missouri368
Mississippi386
Ohio395

Even more about Miguel


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 Miguel 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Miguel?

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
2000
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Miguel
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 565
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,906

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