Name: Michal

Origin and Meaning of the Name Michal

  • Meaning:
    Who is like God?
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (MEE hahl); (mee KAHL)
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Miscellaneous Info for Michal

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  • Used in:
    Czech, English, Hebrew, Polish and Slovak speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    As a boy's name, Michal is the Polish, Czech and Slovak variant of Michael. Occasionally used in English-speaking countries.

    As a girl's name, Michal is a variant spelling of Mikhal, a contrated form of Michael. In the Old Testament, Michal was a daughter of King Saul, who married David.

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