Hebrew, M names, Male, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Miguel is the Spanish and Portuguese form of Michael, a male name meaning “who is like God?”, a rhetorical question implying there is no one like God. It comes from Hebrew Mikha’el. Miguel is also a surname derived from the given name.

Nicknames: Miguelito (Spanish, Portuguese)

Origin: Hebrew



  • Michael (English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech)
  • Micheal (English)
  • Mikael (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish)
  • Mikkel (Norwegian, Danish)
  • Maikel (Dutch)
  • Michaël (Dutch, French)
  • Michiel (Dutch)
  • Michal (Czech, Slovak)
  • Mikhael (Biblical Greek)
  • Mikhail (Russian, Bulgarian)
  • Mihail (Romnian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek)
  • Mihai (Romanian)


Female forms:

  • Miguela (Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Micaela (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Michaela (English, German, Swedish, Czech, Slovak)
  • Mikayla (English)
  • Makayla (English)
  • Mckayla (English)
  • Michayla (English)
  • Mikhaila (English)
  • Mihaela (Romanian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian)
  • Michelle (French, English, Dutch)


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