Miguel
Origin/Usage
Hebrew, Spanish
Pronunciation
mee-GEL
Meaning
Which man is like God?
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Miguel is a Portuguese and Spanish variant of Michael. Michael is ultimately derived from Hebrew and means "which man is like God?", which is a rhetorical question suggesting a negative answer. As a masculine given name Michael has been popular over centuries and in different spellings all over the world. Recent famous bearers include the basketball player Michael Jordan, as well as the American musician Michael Jackson.

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Miguel Cabrera - baseball player
Miguel Ferrer - actor
Miguel Tejada - baseball player
Miguel Cairo - baseball player
Miguel de Cervantes - author
Miguel Olivo - baseball player

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