Misha

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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A transliteration of the Russian Ми́ша (Míša), a hypocoristic for Михаи́л (Mixaíl), the Russian equivalent of Michael, from Hebrew מיכאל (mikh + ail).

Also female name presumably analogous to Michelle

  1. A male given name.
  2. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Misha

Misha Collins is an actor. He was most prominent from 1998 to present. Misha was given the name Dmitri Tippens Krushnic on August 20th, 1974 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Misha Malyshev is a ceo of teza technologies. Misha was given the name Mikhail Malyshev .

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Misha was born on November 27th, 1989 in Warsaw.

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Misha Mansoor is a progressive metal, djent, groove metal, avant-garde metal, metalcore, and deathcore musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Drum kit, and Programming (music). He has had major accomplishments since 2005. Misha was born on October 31st, 1984. Misha is also known as Bulb.

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Misha was born on February 27th, 1987 in Riga.

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Misha was born on May 17th, 1991 in Moscow.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Misha

Misha is a rhythm, blues, soul music, and jazz musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Misha was given the name Michaela Paľová on March 6th, 1975.

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How popular is the baby name Misha in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1954 6 6 0
1959 6 6 0
1960 10 10 0
1962 5 5 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 15 15 0
1965 15 15 0
1966 20 20 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 29 24 5
1969 32 32 0
1970 48 40 8
1971 52 52 0
1972 91 83 8
1973 49 49 0
1974 64 59 5
1975 66 60 6
1976 67 67 0
1977 63 58 5
1978 53 53 0
1979 100 94 6
1980 112 103 9
1981 92 81 11
1982 81 70 11
1983 66 60 6
1984 69 58 11
1985 61 52 9
1986 73 67 6
1987 82 75 7
1988 66 60 6
1989 122 113 9
1990 137 126 11
1991 142 135 7
1992 111 104 7
1993 105 82 23
1994 67 61 6
1995 75 62 13
1996 69 56 13
1997 47 47 0
1998 33 33 0
1999 36 27 9
2000 35 30 5
2001 41 30 11
2002 51 40 11
2003 36 30 6
2004 75 68 7
2005 98 83 15
2006 87 81 6
2007 104 96 8
2008 95 88 7
2009 120 110 10
2010 85 73 12
2011 83 77 6
2012 110 96 14
2013 95 84 11
2014 80 71 9
2015 98 77 21
2016 85 71 14
2017 137 117 20

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Popularity of Misha as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Misha

  • How Popular is the name Misha? Misha is the 4,374th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Misha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,970 babies born with the first name Misha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Misha to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Misha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Misha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Misha is Friday, October 23rd, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Misha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Misha was in 1991 with a total of 135 babies.
  • Random Misha Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Misha is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Misha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Smhai. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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