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What does Misha mean?

Misha Pronunciation of Misha as a boys' name (also used more regularly 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.




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, Mychal

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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?

Popular alternative forms of Misha (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Michael (#14 A YEAR AGO), Micheal (#1019), Mike (#1125), Mikel (#1223), Mikhail (#1498), Michal, Michale, Michel, Mick, Micky, Mitch and Mychal. 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 0.68%, 85.3%), with forms such as Micheal becoming somewhat outmoded. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mick, Micky, Mike, Mikel, Mikhail in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Misha is pronounced similarly to Micha, Michio, Miesha, Mioshye and Mosheh. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abisha, Elisha, Grisha, Jasha, Lisha, Michal, Miche, Mihai, Mioshe, Mishaal, Mishal, Moshe, Pasha, Sasha and Simha. These names tend to be more commonly used than Misha.