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What does Misha mean?

Misha /mi-sha/ [2 sylls.] 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 48 more related variations via Michael, Mike, Mikhail: Maik, Makai, Meical, Micael, Mical, Micha, Michaelangelo, Michail, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal, Michel, Michelangelo, Michele, Michelet, Michiel, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Miesha, Miguel, Mihai, Mihail, Mihailo, Mihaly, Mihangel, Mikael, Mike, Mikel, Mikell, Mikey, Mikhail, Mikhalis, Mikhos, Mikkel, Miko, Mikol, Miky, Miquel, Mitch, Mitchell, Mychael, Mychal, Mykal, Myke, Mykel and Mykell.

Kreatif forms: Mcasha, Mimca, Mishali. [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), Miguel (#146), Mitchell (#504), Makai (#712), Micheal (#811), Mike (#970), Mitch, Mychal, Mykel, Mikhail, Mikael, Michel, Michele, Mickey, Michale and Mikel. Variants like Michiel are seldom used. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4001%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1781%, down 55.5%), with forms such as Micheal, Mitchell, Mike, Mikel and Mickey becoming somewhat outmoded. Makai (#712) and Miguel (#146) are two of the more chic baby names in this list. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Misha and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Lisha, Mioshe, Mishal and Moshe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Misha.