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Miguel Meaning


What does Miguel mean?

The name Miguel is of Spanish origin.

The meaning of Miguel is "who is like G-d".

Miguel is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Mi-gu-al.

The Given Name Miguel

Miguel is a form of Michael. See Michael for further details.

Miguel is a valiant and luminous name.

A name fit for a child full of grace and familiarity, a little pioneer.

Miguel is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Miguel angel Asturias, and Miguel Angel Ponce.

Miguel Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 179 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,171 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 176 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,272 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Miguel sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Miguel Name Popularity Page.

Miguel Related Names

Miguel is a form of Michael.

Famous Miguels

  • Miguel ~ Portuguese King (1828-1834)
  • Miguel angel Asturias ~ Nobel Prize for Literature 1967
  • Miguel Angel Ponce ~ Soccer Player
  • Miguel Carvalho ~ Saint
  • Miguel de Cervantes ~ Writer
  • Miguel de Sanctis ~ Saint
  • Miguel Febres Cordero ~ Saint
  • Miguel Ferrer ~ Actor
  • Miguel Kozaki ~ Saint
  • Miguel Layun ~ Soccer Player
  • Miguel Lopez de Legazpi ~ Explorer
  • Miguel Pro ~ Saint

Miguel Numerology

What will your new littleMiguel be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Miguel are often dear and judicious but most of all they are read more >>

Miguel Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Miguel in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Miguel.

Just for fun, see the name Miguel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Miguel in Nautical Flags page.