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Gender: M Origin of Miguel: Spanish and Portuguese variation of Michael Miguel's Popularity in 2015: #161

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, 25 in Spain.

Famous People Named Miguel

Miguel I, King of Portugal
Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish novelist
Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan poet; winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
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
(José) Miguel Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player
Miguel Odalis Tejada, Dominican baseball player
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"