"who is like the Lord"

Micah Origin and Meaning

The name Micah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "who is like the Lord".
Micah is a biblical name that growing numbers of parents are looking at as a more unusual alternative to Michael, projecting a shinier, more lively image.

Micah is the name of a biblical prophet who denounced oppression by the ruling classes, and was used fairly frequently by the seventeenth century pilgrims. It is also the name of the central character in Arthur Conan Doyle's historical, non-Holmes novel, Micah Clarke, and Micah Sanders was a child prodigy character on Heroes.

Everwood/Grey's Anatomy actress Sarah Drew named her son Micah, as did Neil Diamond and poet Robert Bly.
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Famous People Named Micah

  • Micahson of Shimei, father of Reaia, of the tribe of Reuben (1 Chr. 5:5)
  • Micahgrandchild of King Saul's son Jonathan (1 Chr. 8:34)
  • MicahBiblical prophet
  • Micah JohnsonAmerican NFL football player
  • Micah Paul PellerinAmerican NFL football player
  • Micah Stephen WilliamsAmerican actor
  • Micah ToubCanadian columnist and writer
  • (Micah) Katt WilliamsAmerican actor
  • Micah Lincoln RichardsEnglish footballer
  • Micah Kemboi KogoKenyan Olympic distance runner
  • Micah True (born Michael Randall Hickman)American ultrarunner
  • Micah Burton OwingsAmerican baseball player
  • Micah JohnsonAmerican baseball player
  • (Jacob) Micah NelsonAmerican musician; son of singer Willie Nelson
  • Micah Bareson of Christian singer Jason Bare
  • Micah Francois Malone (b. 2009)son of basketball player Moses Malone
  • Micah (b. 2011)son of singer Lauryn Hill
  • Micah Emmanuel Lanfer (b. 2012)son of actress Sarah Drew and Peter Lanfer
  • Micah Quinones (b. 2014)son of model Amanda Booth and Mike Quinones

Micah in Pop Culture

  • Micahthirty,third book in the Bible
  • Micah Sanderscharacter on TV's "Heroes"
  • Micah Barnescharacter on TV's "Emily Owens, MD"
  • Micahcharacter in an episode of TV's "Charmed"
  • Micah Bayarcharacter in The Seven Realms series by Cinda Williams Chima
  • Micah Brennercharacter on TV's "Nashville"
  • Micah Tuttlecharacter from book "Circus Mirandus"
  • Micahcharacter on TV's "The Following"white
  • King Micahcharacter on Netflix's She,Ra and the Princesses of Power.