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Meaning of Micah

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The name Micah has the following meaning:

He who resembles God.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.


As a baby boy name, Micah is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 172 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Micah rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 4 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 118 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Micah in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Micah is pronounced as my-kuh


Micah originates from the Hebrew language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Micah and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Micah: Boys - Adam, Alpheus, Carmine, Danyele, Deror, Eben, Ebenezer, Ezra, Hiram, Israel, Jamin, Jared, Malachi, Meyer, Naftali, Nathan, Nehemiah, Nili, Nimrod, Omarion, Samuel, Girls - Leva, Rella, Selah, Tamya, Both genders - Dagan, Elsie


Popular Variants for the name Micah: Maacah, Mecca, Meecah, Meica, Mica, Micaiah, Mika, Mikah, Myca, Mycah, Mycaiah, Myka, Mykah


Common nicknames for the name Micah are: Mike


We think the name Micah should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Micah to be: Good looking and strong willed chap

In one word, you might describe Micah as a(n) "strong-willed" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Micah (or its variants) are:

Micah Aivazoff , born on 4 May, a famous athlete. Micah Aivazoff 's background: A former professional ice hockey centre.

Micah Ian Wright, born on 7 February, a famous author. Micah Ian Wright's background: An American author who has worked in film, television, animation, video games, and comic books.

Micah Andrew Bowie, born on 10 November, a famous athlete. Micah Andrew Bowie's background: A left-handed Major League Baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies.

Micah Anthony Hyde, born on 10 November, a famous athlete. Micah Anthony Hyde's background: An English-born Jamaican footballer currently playing for English League 2 team Peterborough United where he is the current club captain.

Micah Gunnell, born on 18 June, a famous artist. Micah Gunnell's background: A comic book artist who currently works for Aspen Comics in the United States. He has illustrated 12 of the Heroes graphic novels, and is the artist of 'Shrugged'.

Micah Lincoln Richards , born on 24 June, a famous athlete. Micah Lincoln Richards 's background: An English footballer, currently playing for Manchester City in the Premiership.
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