Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Who Is Like God?
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Micah...

• was given to 3,660 baby boys
• was the 107th most popular name for baby boys
• was 10% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Hawaii, Alaska, and Alabama
• was least popular in Vermont, Wyoming, and Rhode Island
• a unisex name which was given to boys 93% of the time
• was about as popular as Tyler and Vincent
Babies Named Micah Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Micah...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1953
• is 15407% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 169% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Samir, Moshe, Chaim, Leena, Chava, Rivka
• has the most opposite popularity history to Nelson, Carlton, Steven, Janette, Rosa, Margarita
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Micah Per State
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Geographically the name Micah...

• 11% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Malakai, Bruce, Rush, Malia, Jordyn, Ari
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Benjamin, Archer, Victor, Gabriella, Madeline, Rebecca
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Micah by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Micah are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Micah will be the only kid named Micah in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Micah compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Micah rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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