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Mica is an alternative spelling of the biblical name Micah. It can also be a nickname or shortened version of Amica or Michal. While the name can be used for both boys and girls, it's more common for boys. Mica itself has never been a top 1,000 baby name, but don't be surprised if it makes the list soon. The original spelling, Micah, is actually almost a top 100 name for boys in the United States. Mica pairs well with both classic and trendy middle names.

Meaning of the name Mica:

Hebrew: Who is like God?

Origin of the name Mica:

Mica can be a nickname for Amica or Michal, but it's typically an alternative spelling of Micah. Micah itself is derived from the name Michael, which comes from the Hebrew word “mikha'el.” It means “who is like God?” It's one of the few names with a meaning that is a question.

Symbolism of the name Mica:

Mica and all other versions of the name are deeply rooted in biblical history. For a long time, it was largely symbolic and more common with people of the Jewish faith, but eventually, Puritans began to use it, and it caught on with Christians as well. The name's meaning, “who is like God?,” is thought to be a symbol of humility.

Style of the name Mica:

Modern

Gender of the name Mica:

Mica is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Mica:

MYE-cah

Number of syllables in the name Mica:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Mica:

The baby name Mica evokes images of someone who is generous and compassionate.

Alternative spellings for the name Mica:

Nicknames for the name Mica:

  • Mike
  • Mikey
  • Mick

Popularity of the name Mica:

According to the Social Security Administration, Mica has never been a top 1,000 baby name in the United States.

Related names for the name Mica:

Great middle names for Mica and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Mica:

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