Micah Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Micah:
Derived from the Hebrew mīkhāyah (who is like God?) The name is borne in the Bible by several Old Testament characters, including an 8th-century B.C. prophet of Judah. His prophecies are found in the book of Micah.
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Micah is an Old Testament prophet. A commonly quoted verse is Micah 6:8, "He has shown you, O man, what is good and what the Lord requires of you: to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God."
- Famous real-life people named Micah
Micah Owings, Major League Baseball pitcher currently pitching for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Micah Richards, English professional footballer, plays as a defender, currently with Aston Villa.
Micah Emmanuel Lanfer (b. 2012), son of American actress and director Sarah Drew
- Micah in song, story & screen
Micah Rains, a private detective in the Wonder Woman comics.
Micah Sanders, played by Noah Gray-Cabey, in the television series "Heroes." He is a child prodigy and a technopath.
Micah Callahan, a were-leopard in the Anita Blake series of novels by Laurell K. Hamilton.
Micah Bell, an antagonist character in the video game Red Dead Redemption 2 played by Peter Blomquist.