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The name Michael is of Hebrew origin, and means who is like God?  The table below indicates the number of times the name Michael 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 Michael
Use of the Name Michael for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
4,114,956 3,252,301 1,266,196 329,066 141,515 51,903 25,003
The table below indicates the number of times the name Michael has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  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 Michael
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188046354  
188154299  
188257321  
188355307  
188451373  
188546371  
188653348  
188748345  
188846467  
188951378  
189048396  
189154334  
189259380  
189349409  
189450425  
189552414  
189652403  
189757369  
189852434  
189951376  
190051504  
190152384  
190248463  
190347466  
190450464  
190545514  
190646531  
190748584  
190843688  
190947636  
191045840  
1911381,162  
1912422,105  
1913402,607  
1914403,362  
1915434,093  
1916444,210  
1917444,301  
1918454,298  
1919463,918  
1920503,995  
1921474,202  
1922483,988  
1923503,913  
1924543,879  
1925553,760  
1926563,483  
1927523,605  
1928533,588  
1929543,459  
1930543,536  
1931553,492  
1932543,603  
1933533,546  
1934474,116  
1935414,905  
1936335,800  
1937277,094  
1938219,06693958
19391810,84576481
19401813,21378781
19411615,95372396
19421321,772596156
19431024,666554186
1944926,660563168
1945929,929582158
1946741,083611169
1947750,380633175
1948652,466639169
1949559,843600190
1950465,143630183
1951472,559668172
1952478,980644191
1953384,089577236
1954188,411618216
1955188,227578250
1956190,484614244
1957192,652614254
1958190,391567298
1959185,245590282
1960284,139546318
1961186,793547325
1962184,949520355
1963183,735501377
1964182,592567300
1965181,005504355
1966179,900510344
1967182,385492375
1968181,949440470
1969185,111452456
1970185,210460457
1971177,459448459
1972171,332432450
1973167,752432449
1974167,470392524
1975168,313373557
1976166,870397514
1977167,489378561
1978167,021384546
1979167,632395551
1980168,561409546
1981168,658437489
1982168,096404575
1983167,911385578
1984167,650421508
1985164,826419530
1986164,123390590
1987163,628410544
1988164,029469480
1989165,362595363
1990165,240751277
1991160,766768268
1992154,320788258
1993149,523876221
1994144,437969192
1995141,367  
1996138,318  
1997137,503  
1998136,547  
1999233,816  
2000231,942  
2001229,577  
2002228,093  
2003226,900  
2004225,003  
Totals:  4,114,956 19,175

During the last 125 years, parents have used Michael as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

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


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