Mikala is a cultural baby name for boys. It originated as the Hawaiian version of Michael, an important name to the Hebrew tradition. As of 2021, Mikala is only a top 22,000 option.

Meaning of the name Mikala:

Hawaiian: who is like God?

Origin of the name Mikala:

Mikala is the Hawaiian variation of the baby name Michael. Michael comes from the ancient Hebrew Mikha'el. He was an archangel in the Old Testament and the protector of Israel. The name rose in popularity due to the Christian church and was eventually a title for several Byzantine emperors. The name gained in popularity in the early twentieth century in America, creating several variations like Mikala.

Symbolism of the name Mikala:

Mikala has the same meaning as Michael. Both names translate to “who is like God?” They come from the ancient Hebrew Mikha'el. The first part, “Mikha,” translates to “who is,” and “el” means “God.”

Style of the name Mikala:


Gender of the name Mikala:

Mikala is a youthful name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Mikala:


Number of syllables in the name Mikala:


Emotion evoked from the name Mikala:

The baby name Mikala feels youthful and natural. It is modern and cultural.

Alternative spellings for the name Mikala:

  • Mikalla
  • Mickala
  • Mickalla
  • Micala
  • Micalla

Nicknames for the name Mikala:

  • Kala
  • Mik
  • Mikky
  • Mickey
  • Mikkie
  • Kay 
  • Ike 

Popularity of the name Mikala:

Mikala was a top 1,000 baby name in America from 1994 to 1999. In 1994, it was number 727 and in 1999, 911. Mikala did best in 1995 at rank 661. As of 2021, Mikala is a top 22,000 baby name at number 21,164.

Related names for the name Mikala:

Great middle names for Mikala and their meanings:

  • Ashby (ash tree farm)
  • Marlow (lake remains, driftwood)
  • Brandon (prince, brave)
  • Hayden (hedged valley)
  • Bailey (debt collector, bailiff)
  • Merrill (shining sea)
  • Arley (meadow of the hares)
  • Sherman (shearer of wooden garments)

Famous people with the name Mikala:

  • Mikala Gundersen (equestrian)

Mikalas in popular culture:

There are no popular culture references to the name Mikala.