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Mikaylah is an energetic modern baby name for girls. As a newer variation of a biblical name, Mikaylah gives a nod to modernity while maintaining the flair of the ancient Near East. Mikaylah is the name of a character in the Merrett series, and Mikayla protagonist of the My Families tale. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Mikaylah:

Hebrew: Who is like God?

Origin of the name Mikaylah:

Mikaylah is an alternative spelling of Michaela. This name is the feminine variation of the biblical name Michael. The name Michael originates from the Old Hebrew phrase mikha'el (meaning “Who is like God?”). In Hebrew theosophy, Michael was a rhetorical phrase meant to imply that no person resembles God.

Symbolism of the name Mikaylah:

Mikaylah is a modern variation of Michaela. This name is the feminine form of Michael, and the name is an exaltation proclaiming that God is above all living things. Symbols of the archangel Michael include the Lord's banner as well as the fiery sword.

Style of the name Mikaylah:

Modern

Gender of the name Mikaylah:

Mikaylah is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Mikaylah:

mi-KAY-lah

Number of syllables in the name Mikaylah:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Mikaylah:

The name Mikaylah evokes feelings of mindfulness and majesty.

Alternative spellings for the name Mikaylah:

Nicknames for the name Mikaylah:

Popularity of the name Mikaylah:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Mikaylah was the 4,848th most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Mikaylah:

Great middle names for Mikaylah and their meanings:

  • Althea (healing, wholesome, marsh flower)
  • Cassie (queen, pure)
  • Demi (half, small, earth mother)
  • Ila (island, earth, light)
  • Kyra (lady, throne, sun)
  • Lily (lily flower)
  • Nova (new)
  • Paige (attendant)
  • Robin (bright fame, songbird)
  • Tiana (fairy queen, princess)
  • Xyla (woodland)

Famous people with the name Mikaylah:

Mikaylah in popular culture:

  • Mikaylah (character in the Merrett series by Ian Mitchell-Gill
  • Mikayla (protagonist of the children's tale My Families by Tina Schoenau