Monday, August 3, 2009



The girl's name Mikaela \m(i)-kae-la\ is a variant of Michaela (Hebrew) and Michelle (French, Hebrew), and the meaning of Mikaela is "who resembles God".

Mikaela is an uncommon female first name and a very rare surname (source: 1990 U.S. Census).

[ 3 syll. mi-kae-la, mik-a-ela ] The girl name Mikaela is pronounced as MiyKEYLah KEY. Mikaela is largely used in the Scandinavian language and its origin is Hebrew. Mikaela is a variant of the name Michaela (Dutch, English, and German).

Mikaela is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name's popularity rose from the 1980s up to the 1990s; before that, it was of very light use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 1997, 0.056% of baby girls were given the name Mikaela. It had a ranking of #273 then. The baby name has experienced a fall in popularity since then. In 2008, its usage was 0.027% and its ranking #540. Out of the family of girl names directly linked to Mikaela, Michaela (Dutch, English, and German) was the most commonly used. In 2008, it was more commonly used than Mikaela by 62% .

Baby names that sound like Mikaela include Micaela (Italian and Spanish), Mikayla (Russian), Magali (English and French), Magalie (English and French), Magaly (English, French, and Spanish), Magola (Spanish), Makayla (English), Mckayla (English), Michaela (Dutch, English, and German), Michaella (English), Michaila (English), Michela (Italian), Michella (English), Miguela (Spanish), Mikala (Hawaiian), Mikhaila (Russian), Mikyla (English), Mozella (English), Mychaela (English), and Mykala (English).