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The name Micah is of Hebrew origin, and means who is like Yahweh?  The table below indicates the number of times the name Micah has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Micah
Use of the Name Micah for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
43,872 43,872 35,699 18,808 10,968 4,699 2,436
The table below indicates the number of times the name Micah has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Micah first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1959, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Micah
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
195995765  
196089672  
1961758103  
1962731110  
196378495  
196477695  
1965686118  
1966717108  
1967658129  
1968660130  
1969596172  
1970540225  
1971491268  
1972408371  
1973327528  
1974272696  
1975254789  
1976227897  
19772111,052  
19782151,005960145
19792051,145  
19802281,046  
19812131,164920163
19822161,122968153
19832191,036925161
19842071,113868176
19852081,145943166
19862161,100894183
19872241,066889189
19882251,108855209
19892371,117973179
19902381,176907212
19912461,134815252
19922411,196769270
19932401,201746278
19942461,167723288
19952121,384630346
19962101,476628358
19972021,567614368
19981991,679582415
19991941,734587419
20001861,966641391
20011792,095626398
20021742,208639397
20031732,263704370
20041632,436759338
Totals:  43,872 6,824

During the last 125 years, parents have used Micah as a boy's name about 86% of the time and less frequently (about 13% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Micah appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 46 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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