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pinWhat does Mikhail mean?

Mikhail /mi-khail/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Mikhail means "who is like God?". Mikhail is a variant form of Michael (Hebrew) with the prefix Mik-. See also Misha.


Mikhail has 13 variants: Meical, Micael, Mical, Mikael, Mikel, Mikell, Mikkel, Mikol, Miquel, Mychael, Mykal, Mykel and Mykell.

Mikhail has 36 more alternative forms via Michael: Maik, Makai, Micha, Michaelangelo, Michail, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal, Michel, Michelangelo, Michele, Michelet, Michiel, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Miesha, Miguel, Mihai, Mihail, Mihailo, Mihaly, Mihangel, Mike, Mikey, Mikhalis, Mikhos, Miko, Miky, Mischa, Misha, Mitch, Mitchell, Mychal and Myke.

Kreatif forms: Mackhail, Meikhail, Mikhailly. [more]

pinHow popular is Mikhail?

Mikhail is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#18165 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Mikhail for boys. Mikhail was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #959 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mikhail name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mikhail outside U.S.

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Mikhail and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Mikhail are Michael (#7 last year), Miguel (#146), Mitchell (#504), Makai (#712), Micheal (#811), Mike (#970), Mitch, Mychal, Mykel, Mikael, Michel, Michele, Mickey, Michale and Mikel. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4001%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.1781%, 55.5%), with forms such as Micheal, Mitchell, Mike, Mikel and Mickey falling out of fashion. Makai (#712) and Miguel (#146) are two of the more chic birth names in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mikhail, Makai, Michael, Michale, Micheal in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michel, Michele, Mickey, Miguel, Mike in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mikel, Mitch, Mitchell, Mychal, Mykel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michael, Mikael, Mitchell outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Mikhail is alike in pronunciation to Mikal. Other suggested similar baby names are Mishaal and Mishal. Like Mikhail, these names are not frequently used.