Michal - Meaning of Michal
[ 2 syll. mic-hal, mi-ch-al ] The baby girl name Michal is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being slightly more popular. It is pronounced as Miy-KAA-L or MIY-HHaa-L †. Michal's language of origin is Hebrew. It is predominantly used in English, Czech, Hebrew, Polish, and Slavic. Biblical name: The name Michal means 'brook'. In the Old Testament of the Bible, the name was borne by the younger daughter of Saul who married King David.
In addition, Michal is a form of the English Michael.
Michal is also a form of Michaela in the English language.
Michal is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked in 1942 with 0.006% of baby girls being named Michal. It had a ranking of #856 then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then, and is used only on a very modest scale today. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Michal, Michaela was the most frequently used. Although Michal is somewhat used more commonly as a boy name today, there was a period from 1942 to 1942 that it was more popular with girls. After 1952, increasingly the name became more popular with boys than with girls.
Baby names that sound like Michal include Mikal, Machele, Machelle, Maëlle, Mahal, Mahale, Mahall, Mahalle, Maheleel, Mai Ly, Maile, Maili, Majal, Mala, Malayaa, Maleleel, Mali, Mallee, Malley, and Mallie.
† Pronunciation for Michal: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"