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Micah (prn. Meekah) Ethan vs. Micah Elijah vs. Micah Edward

Micah Ian. Micah will be pronounced Mee-kah NOT Mike-ah.

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Micah (prn. Meekah) Ethan


Micah Elijah


Micah Edward


Poll created: Apr 08, 2021
Total Votes: 18


It will always be pronounced wrong. Also Meekah is very feminine sounding.
posted by DH :: 4 days ago | report
I've known three and none have ever been pronounced as Mike-ah. All three under six have been pronounced as Mee-Kah
posted by Guest :: 4 days ago | report
Mika (Me-kuh) is usually the feminine name, Micah(my-kuh) is masculine
posted by Guest :: 4 days ago | report
My-kuh is the male pronunciation, Mee-kuh is the female pronunciation (usually spelled Mika). Micah is already unisex, so do your son a favor and at least pronounce it the masculine way. My-Kuh is strong and handsome, Mee-Kuh sounds meek & weak.

I've known one Micah (My-kuh), in University, and he HATED when people would call him Mee-Kuh. And I don't blame him.
posted by Guest :: 4 days ago | report
I agree it will be pronounced wrong. I would stick with the spelling though so he can decide to be called mike-ah when it is his choice.
posted by Guest :: 4 days ago | report
I agree Mika is Meeks and for a girl
Micah is My kuh and for a boy. It is a Biblical name check the pronunciation in a Bible. I have never heard it pronounced Meeka.
posted by Rue :: 4 days ago | report
Micah is Mike-ah, boy name.
Mika/Mieke is Meek-ah, girl name.

I suggest keeping the Micah spelling but changing your pronunciation to the more masculine Micah, and using "meeka" as a nickname.
posted by Opal :: 4 days ago | report
I agree, I'd use the Mykah pronunciation for a boy!!
posted by Guest :: 4 days ago | report
Thanks, but this is his father's name --pronunciation included -- and will keep it for this reason. Just here for a middle name, did not intend for a debate over the pronunciation of my son's name.
posted by Poster of poll :: 2 days ago | report

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