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Gender: M Meaning of Michael: Hebrew, "who is like God?" Miguel's Popularity in 2014: #146

Miguel's just outside the U. S. Top 150, suggesting that perhaps not only Latinos are using this Spanish classic. Mike Tyson put a twist on his own name by naming a son Miguel. The first name of Cervantes, the great Spanish novelist and poet who wrote Don Quixote ranks at Number 9 in Portugal, 22 in Spain.

Famous People Named Miguel

Miguel, American R&B singer
Miguel Tyson, son of athlete Mike Tyson
Miguel Urdangarin, son of Infanta Cristina of Spain
Miguel Ángel Asturias, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Pop Culture References for the name Miguel

Miguel, character from the Dreamworks animated film "The Road to El Dorado"
Miguel, main character in PBS KIDS GO's Maya&Miguel, twin brother to Maya
Miguel Bain, from the movie "Assassins"
Miguel Cruz, character played by Bobby Cannavale on TV show Nurse Jackie