Yiddish given name 'Mechla' #general

Tsiporah Trom

Dear fellow genners,

Has anyone ever encountered the given name 'Mechla' in Yiddish ?

My GGM, born in 1874/84 in Warsaw, was called Mechla in Yiddish and
Michalina in Polish.

What could be the meaning of her name ?
Is it related to the Biblical name 'Michal' (one of King David's wives)?

On another document, she is mentioned as 'Mache'.
But I suppose it's a mistake.

I'm curious to read your input on this.

Geraldine Trom
Antwerp, Belgium

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