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Gender: Male Origin of Miguel: Spanish and Portuguese variation of Michael Meaning of Michael: Hebrew, "who is like God?" Miguel's Popularity in 2017: #176

The name Miguel is a boy's name of Spanish origin. Miguel is ranked #176 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Elimination CAF".

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Mike Tyson put a twist on his own name by naming a son Miguel. It's the first name of Cervantes, the great Spanish novelist and poet who wrote Don Quixote.

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Famous People Named Miguel

Miguel I (Miguel Maria do Patrocínio João Carlos Francisco de Assis Xavier de Paula Pedro de Alcântara António Rafael Gabriel Joaquim José Gonzaga Evaristo), King of Portugal
Miguel Gregorio Antonio Ignacio Hidalgo-Costilla y Gallaga Mandarte Villaseñor, Mexican priest and leader of the Mexican War of Independence
Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish novelist
Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan poet; winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Miguel Maria Carlos Egídio Constantino Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga Francisco de Paula e de Assis Januário, Duke of Braganza; claimant to the Portuguese throne
Miguel José Ferrer, American actor; son of Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney
Miguel Jontel Pimentel, American R&B singer
Miguel Ángel Cotto, Puerto Rican boxer
Miguel Arturo Layún, Mexican footballer
Miguel Ángel Jean Sanó, Dominican baseball player
(José) Miguel Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player
Miguel Odalis Tejada, Dominican baseball player
Miguel Indurain, Spanish cyclist
Miguel Herran, Spanish actor
Miguel Borges (b. 1996), son of actors Julia Lemmertz and Alexandre Borges
Miguel Tejada, Jr., son of baseball player Miguel Tejada
Miguel Tyson (b. 2002), son of boxer Mike Tyson
Miguel Urdangarin (y de Borbon) (b. 2002), son of Infanta Cristina of Spain and handballer Iñaki Urdangarín
Miguel Clegg (b. 2009), son of British politician Nick Clegg and Miriam González Durántez

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"
Miguel Sandoval, reoccuring character on "Law and Order: SVU
Miguel Guerrero, character in "The Purge"
Miguel, character in Pam Munoz Ryan's "Esperanza Rising"
Miguel, character in Pixar animated film "Coco"