Though the popular perception is that Michaela is a relatively new name, and a version of Michelle, the exact opposite is true and Michaela is the original. Michaela has a long history, and many spellings are well grounded in various ethnic traditions. One of the firsts was the biblical Michal: King Saul’s daughter and the first wife of David.
Shelly, Shelley, Mychal, Michal, Micah, Mica, Mia
Shelly, Shelley, Misha, Mikki, Mikayla, Mikaela, Miesha, Michelle, Michele, Micaela, Makelina, Mychal, Michal, Micah, Mica, Mia, Machelle
Cinematographer Michaela Denis
Daughter of Kerry Kennedy and Andrew Cuomo, Daughter of Ming-Na Wen, Daughter of Levar Burton