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Gender: Female Meaning of Michaela: "who is like God" Origin of Michaela: Feminine variation of Michael Michaela's Popularity in 2017: #519

The name Michaela is a girl's name meaning "who is like God". Michaela is ranked #519 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Hebrew Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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This most proper form of the name shot up the charts in the nineties, only to sink just as precipitously, supplanted by upstarts Makayla and McKayla ad infinitum.

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Famous People Named Michaela

Michaela Maria Madeleine Kiliana Habsburg-Lothringen, Imperial Princess and Archduchess of Austria, Royal Princess of Hungary; twin sister of Monika von Habsburg
Michaela Denis, British wildlife documentary film-maker and presenter
Michaela Conlin, American actress
Michaela McManus, American actress
Michaela Suzanne Watkins, American actress
Michaela Teresa Murphy Odone, American researcher of ALD; inspiration for film "Lorenzo's Oil"
Michaela Dorfmeister, Austrian skier
Michaela DePrince, Sierra Leonean-American ballet dancer
Maria Susanna Michaela Dornonville de la Cour, Swedish singer of group Army of Lovers
Michaela Pereira, American news anchor
Michaela Paštiková, Czech actress
Michaela Schaffrath, German actress
Michaela May (born Gertraud Mittermayr) German actress
Michaela Savić, Miss Universe Sweden 2010
Michaela Angela Davis, American journalist
Michaela Evelyn Ann Strachan, English TV presenter
Michaela Bercu, Romanian-Israeli model
Michael Christian "Michaela" (Bates) Keilen, 2nd child of reality TV's Bates family
Michaela "Mica" Burton (b. 1994), daughter of actor LeVar Burton
Michaela Zee (b. 2000), daughter of actress Ming-Na Wen and Eric Michael Zee
Anna Michaela Ebba Electra von Hausswolff, Swedish singer, pianist, organist and songwriter.

Pop Culture References for the name Michaela

Michaela "Mike" Quinn, main character on TV series "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"
Michaela Claudette Mariangela Louise McQueen, character on British soap "Hollyoaks"
Michaela, friend of Clarith and Maiden of Green in the Evillious Chronicles
Michaela Pratt, character on TV's "How to Get Away with Murder"