Michael

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Μιξαελ (Mixael), a Greek form the Hebrew name מִיכָאֵל (Mikha'el):

First element (Mikha-):

Hebrew mikha' = 'who is like'

Last element (-el):

Hebrew el = 'God' (see ELI)

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Micael
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Michael
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Michæl
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Old Swedish
Mickael
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Miikael
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Finish
Miikkael
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Finish
Mikael
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Mikkael
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Icelandic

See also
Micha (German)
Michal
Miguel (Spanish)
Michail (Russian)
Michel (French, German)
Michele (Italian)
Micke (Swedish)
Mickey (English)
Migoš (Sami)
Mika (Finnish)
Mikaeli (Finnish)
Mikail (Turkish)
Mikaitdle (Greenlandic)
Mike (English)
Mikjáll (Old Norse)
Mikkel (Danish)
Mikko (Finnish)
Miska (Finnish)
Nikael

For female forms see Michaela

Patronyms

  • Danish: Michaelsen (♂)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Michael
Genitive: Michaels
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Michael
Accusative: Michael
Dative: Michaeli
Genitive: Michaels
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Michael
Genitive: Michaelin
Partitive: Michaelia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Michael
Accusative: Michael
Dative: Michael
Genitive: Michaels
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Michael
Genitive: Michaels
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Michael
Genitive: Michaels

Name Day

Denmark Denmark

29 September

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

In the Old Testament Michael is the name of an archangel

Namesakes

  • Carl Michael Bellman (4 February 1740 – 11 February 1795), Swedish poet and composer
  • Frans Michael Franzén (9 February 1772 – 14 August 1847), Swedish poet
  • Michael (born: Rolf Åke Mikael) Nyqvist (*8th November, 1960), Swedish actor

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 45265 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
3 108 20088 40431
Norway Norway[8]
7 n.a. 4717 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 6 n.a. 7563
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Michael(m) Sources: [7][6][8][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Michael(m) Sources: [10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Michael(m)

Sources: [7] [6] [8] [9]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables