Spanish and Portuguese variation of Michael

Miguel Origin and Meaning

The name Miguel is a boy's name of Spanish origin.
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 HidalgoCostilla y Gallaga Mandarte Villaseñor, Mexican priest and leader of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Miguel de CervantesSpanish novelist
  • Miguel Ángel AsturiasGuatemalan poet; winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
  • Miguel Maria Carlos Egídio Constantino Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga Francisco de Paula e de Assis JanuárioDuke of Braganza; claimant to the Portuguese throne
  • Miguel José FerrerAmerican actor; son of Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney
  • Miguel Jontel PimentelAmerican R&B singer
  • Miguel Ángel CottoPuerto Rican boxer
  • Miguel Arturo LayúnMexican footballer
  • Miguel Ángel Jean SanóDominican baseball player
  • (José) Miguel CabreraVenezuelan baseball player
  • Miguel Odalis TejadaDominican baseball player
  • Miguel IndurainSpanish cyclist
  • Miguel HerranSpanish actor
  • Miguel Borges (b. 1996)son of actors Julia Lemmertz and Alexandre Borges
  • Miguel TejadaJr., 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

Miguel in Pop Culture

  • Miguelcharacter from the Dreamworks animated film "The Road to El Dorado"
  • Miguelmain character in PBS KIDS GO's "Maya&Miguel," twin brother to Maya
  • Miguel Bainfrom the movie "Assassins"
  • Miguel Cruzcharacter played by Bobby Cannavale on TV show "Nurse Jackie"
  • Miguel Sandovalreoccuring character on "Law and Order: SVU
  • Miguel Guerrerocharacter in "The Purge"
  • Miguelcharacter in Pam Munoz Ryan's "Esperanza Rising"
  • Miguelcharacter in Pixar animated film "Coco"