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Mischa (boy)

What does Mischa mean?

Mischa Pronunciation of Mischa [mis-cha] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Mischa) is a Hebrew and Russian name, and Mischa means "who is like God?". Mischa is an alternate spelling of Michael (Hebrew). Mischa is also a variant of Misha (Russian). See also Mike.


Mischa has 1 variant: Miesha.

13 more different relations via Michael, Misha: Mical, Micha, Michail, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal, Michel, Mick, Micky, Mihai, Mitch and Mychal.

Creative forms:
(male) Milcha, ..

(female) Misala, Misca, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mischa Athan (M.A.), ..

How popular is Mischa?

Mischa is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Mischa is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Michael (#9 the previous year), Micheal (#840), Mike (#1032), Mitch, Mychal, Micky, Michel, Michal, Michale and Mick are the prominent alternative forms of Mischa (not ranked). Other forms, like Miesha, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Mischa was at its highest in the 1950s (median #798) and has become much lower since (#1588, 83%), with forms like Michael becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michael, Michal, Michale, Micheal, Michel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mick, Micky, Mike, Mitch, Mychal in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mischa is pronounced similarly to Michio. Other recommended names are Abisha, Elisha, Grisha, Jascha, Jasha, Lisha, March, Marischal, Marschal, Micah, Mioshe, Mircea, Mishaal, Mishal, Mistral, Mitchel, Mochan, Moshe, Mytch, Pasha, Sacha, Sascha, Sasha, Simcha and Simha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mischa.

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