[ 2 syll. mi-sae(l), mis-a-el ] The baby boy name Misael is pronounced Miy-SEY-L †. Misael is of Hebrew origin. It is used mainly in English, German, and Spanish. The meaning of Misael is 'who is what God is?'. It is a biblical name derived from miy which means 'who' ; el 'God, powerful'. An old form of the name is Meshach (Hebrew). The name was borne in the Book of Daniel of the Bible by a young man who refused the orders of King Nebuchadnezzar to worship a golden idol.
Misael is a derivative of the Czech, English, French, German, and Yiddish Michael.
Misael is also a derivative (English and Spanish) of the Hebrew and English Mishael.
Misael is somewhat popular as a baby boy name. The name grew in popularity from the 1980s up to the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only very light use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2006, 0.017% of baby boys were named Misael. It was #620 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then. In 2016, it ranked at #825 with a usage of 0.014%. Out of the family of boy names directly related to Misael, Michael was the most widely used. It was 51 times more frequently used than Misael in 2016.
Baby names that sound like Misael include MacCall, MacColl, Maccoll, MacElroy, Macelroy, Machael, Maciel, MacKile, MacKyle, Mackile, Mackswel, Mackswell, Mackswil, Mackswill, Mackwelle, Mackyle, MacNiall, Macniall, Maesel, and Magal.
† Pronunciation for Misael: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"