What does Misha mean?
Misha /mi-sha/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Misha) is pronounced MEE-sha. It is of Russian origin. Nickname for Michael. See also Mike. Celebrity dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov; musician Misha Dichter.
Misha has 1 variant: Mischa.
Misha has 24 more relations via Michael, Mike, Mikhail: Mical, Micha, Michail, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal▼, Michel▼, Mick, Micky, Miesha, Mihai, Mihail, Mihaly, Mike▼, Mikel▼, Mikey, Mikhail, Mikhos, Miko, Mikol, Miky, Mitch▼ and Mychal.Kreatif forms: Mamisha, Massha, Mishama. [more]
How popular is Misha?
Misha is a rare given name for males. Misha is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular alternative forms of Misha (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Michael (#7 a year ago), Micheal (#811), Mike (#970), Mitch, Mychal, Mikhail, Mikel, Michale and Michel. Other variants, like Micky, are seldom used. These forms of Misha were favored as birth names during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.454%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.135%, ▼70.3%), with the forms Micheal, Mike, Michel, Mitch and Mikel becoming somewhat outmoded. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Misha and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Misha is pronounced similarly to Michio, Mioshye and Mosheh. Other recommended similar baby names are Lisha, Micah▲, Miki, Mikio, Mioshe, Mishal, Moise, Mose▼, Moshe▲, Mosiah, Mosie and Moss. These names tend to be more commonly used than Misha.