Michael as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Michael?

We estimate that there are 3,696,000 people named Michael who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Michael is the most common name for men, and the most common overall.

How Old are People Named Michael?

The average person named Michael is 46.28 years old.

Is Michael a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

8,848 people named Michael were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 16th most popular name for boys, and the 26th most popular overall.

Michael has been the most popular name for baby boys multiple times, most recently from 1961–1998.

Is Michael a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Michael is almost exclusively a male name. 99.5% of people named Michael are male.

Popularity of Michael in England

In 2020, Michael was the 74th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.