- Means “a gift from God” or “like unto God”
- Popular as both a given name and a last name (typically as Michaels)
- Variations include Mitchell, Mikkel, Mike, Micheal, Mikey, Mickey
- May also be abbreviated to Mick (as with singer Mick Jagger)
- Famous for athletes Michael Jordan & Michael Phelps, actors Michael J Fox, Michael Cera and Michael Landon, singers Michael Jackson and Michael Buble
The name Michael
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