Meaning and name origin
Misha \m(i)-sha\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 form: Mischa.
Misha is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Misha and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Michael (#7), Mike (#970) and Mikhail. (2014 statistics).