AskDefine | Define Mickie

Extensive Definition

Michael or Micha'el is a given name that comes from (mee-KHA-el), meaning "Who is like God?" There are various forms of the name: ; Latin: Michael; Hungarian: Mihály; Septuagint (Mikhaēl); Portuguese or Spanish: Miguel; Swedish: Mikael; Turkish: Mikail; Irish: Micheál; Russian: Михаил (Mikha'il); Hebrew: מיכאל (Mikha'el); Gaelic: Michiel; Italian: Michele; Dutch: Michiel; Armenian: Միքայել (Mikayel); Catalan: Miquel; French: Michel; Polish: Michał; Bulgarian and Macedonian: Михаил (Mihail); Romanian: Mihai; Serbian: Михајло (Mihajlo).
The name first appears in the Bible, Numbers 13 verse 13, where Sethur the son of Michael is one of twelve spies sent into the Land of Canaan. The Archangel Michael, referred to later in the Bible (Daniel 12 verse 1), is considered a saint by the Roman Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Church. 29 September is the feast day of the three archangels, Michael, Gabriel and Raphael.
In English it is sometimes shortened to Mike, Mikey, or, especially in Ireland, Mick. Female forms of Michael include Michelle, Michaela, Mechelle, Micheline, and Michaelle, although there are women with the name Michael, such as Michael Learned.
Surnames that come from Michael include Carmichael, Dimichele, MacMichael, McMichael, Micallef, Michaelson, Mikhaylov and Mitchell.

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References

Mickie in Breton: Michel
Mickie in Czech: Michal
Mickie in Modern Greek (1453-): Μιχαήλ
Mickie in Spanish: Miguel
Mickie in French: Michel
Mickie in Korean: 미카일
Mickie in Italian: Michele
Mickie in Hungarian: Mihály
Mickie in Japanese: ミカエル (曖昧さ回避)
Mickie in Polish: Michał
Mickie in Slovak: Michal
Mickie in Chinese: 迈克尔
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