Misha - girls name

Misha name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 70%

Misha name meaning:

The name Misha has multiple origins and meanings, depending on the cultural background it is associated with. In Slavic languages, Misha is a diminutive form of the name Mikhail, which is derived from the Hebrew name Mikha'el, meaning "Who is like God?" or "Gift from God." In this context, Misha carries a sense of strength, divinity, and uniqueness.

Misha is also used as a nickname for the name Michael in English-speaking countries. Michael is derived from the Hebrew name Mikha'el, and it holds similar meanings to its Slavic counterpart. It signifies qualities such as bravery, protection, and leadership.

In addition to its origins, Misha has become a name on its own, particularly in Russian-speaking countries. As an independent name, Misha doesn't have a specific meaning, but it has gained popularity due to its soft and melodic sound. It is often associated with qualities like gentleness, kindness, and creativity.

Overall, Misha is a name with diverse origins and meanings, carrying connotations of strength, divinity, uniqueness, protection, and creativity. It is a versatile name that can be interpreted differently depending on the cultural context.

Origin: Russian

Form of Michael. Who is like God.


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Related names

Michael , Chaela, Chaeli, Makayla , Mckale, Mckayla , Micaela , Michaela , Michail , Micheal , Micheil, Michel, Michela, Michele , Michella, Mick , Mickey , Micky , Miguel , Mihangel, Mikaela , Mikayla , Mike , Mikel , Mikell, Mikella, Mikelle, Mikhail , Mikki, Mikko, Miko , Miquel, Misha , Mishe, Mishenka, Mitch, Mitchel , Mitchell , Mychaela, Mychajlo, Mychal, Mychele, Mychelle, Mykhaltso, Myghal

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Overall UK ranking: 1692 out of 5581

17 recorded births last year

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    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Misha

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