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Micah Name Meaning and Origin

Micah Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Who is like God

Name Origin


Micah is a Hebrew name meaning 'Who is like God'. It is derived from the Hebrew name Mikha'el, which means 'Who is like God'. In the Bible, Micah was a prophet who prophesied the downfall of Jerusalem.

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Micah Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Micah is a short and simple name with a smooth pronunciation. It flows easily and is pleasant to hear.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Micah create a balanced rhythm. The emphasis on the first syllable adds a nice cadence to the name.

Famous People Named Micah

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● Micah Richards

Micah Richards is a former English professional footballer who played as a right-back. He is known for his time at Manchester City and the England national team.

● Micah Sloat

Micah Sloat is an American actor best known for his role in the found footage horror film 'Paranormal Activity'. He gained fame for his convincing portrayal.

● Micah Owings

Micah Owings is a former American professional baseball pitcher and first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball for teams like the Arizona Diamondbacks and Cincinnati Reds.

Micah Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Micah

Micah does not have any strong negative associations or cultural symbols. It is a widely accepted and respected name with biblical origins, carrying positive connotations of strength and divine likeness.

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