What does Misha mean?
Misha [misha] 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.Creative forms:
(male) Maysha, Milsha, ..
(female) Mishari, Mitha, .. Middle name pairings:
Misha Mauro (M.M.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Misha (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Michael (#9 a year ago), Micheal (#840), Mike (#1032), Mikel (#1224), Mikhail (#1263), Mitch, Mychal, Mick, Michal, Michale, Michel and Micky. Other variants, like Mikey, are seldom used. These forms of Misha were favored as birth names during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 4.62%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 0.79%, ▼82.8%), with forms such as Micheal becoming somewhat outmoded. Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of the boy name Misha and affiliated names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Misha is pronounced similarly to Michio, Mioshye and Mosheh. Other recommended names are Abisha, Elisha, Grisha, Jasha, Lisha, Mioshe, Mishaal, Mishal, Moshe▲, Pasha, Sasha and Simha. These names tend to be more commonly used than Misha.