- a masculine name: dim. Mike, Mickey; equiv. Fr. Michel, It. Michele, Sp. Miguel; fem. Michelle, Michele
- Bible one of the archangels
Origin of MichaelEcclesiastical Late Latin from Classical Greek (LXX and New Testament ) Micha?l from Classical Hebrew (language) m?kh?'?l, literally , who is like God?
An archangel who appears in the Hebrew Scriptures as a protector of the Jews and in the New Testament as a leader of the angels in their war against Satan.
Origin of MichaelHebrew mîkā'ēl who (is) like God? mî who my1 kā like 'ēl God ℵl