Meaning and origin of the name Meic

The name Meic is a male name that come from Wales. The meaning of Meic, who is like God, is similar to the English Michael. It is pronounced like Mike.
Meic is a variation of Meical, a name of Hebrew origin meaning ‘who is like God’.
Meic is more commonly used as a first name, but can be used as a middle name as well.
If you are looking for a boy’s name that is unique yet traditional than Meic may be for you. It’s a strong name with a noble meaning.


 It isn’t a very popular or commonly used name as a result the popularity of Meic didn’t make the top 1000 popular baby boy names (in Wales in 2014).

Famous People with the Name

There are a some famous people who are named Meic.
  • One is Meic Stevens. A famous, Welsh singer-songwriter. He is known as “the Welsh Dylan”.
  • Another is Meic Stephens, a Welsh literary editor, journalist, translator, and poet.
  • Also, there is a Meic Povey. He is a Welsh actor screenwriter, and director. He is considered to be one of Wale’s leading playwrights.

Useful Resources

Discover the meaning of other Welsh boys’ names on our website.

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