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Mikhail Meaning


What does Mikhail mean?

The name Mikhail is of Russian origin.

The meaning of Mikhail is "who is like G-d".

Mikhail is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Mi-kha-al.

The Given Name Mikhail

Mikhail is a form of Michael. See Michael for further details.

The name Mikhail, has a wonderfully unique quality.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Mikhail Baryshnikov, and Mikhail Botvinnik.

Mikhail Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,498 in baby name popularity for boys with 114 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,441 in baby name popularity for boys with 119 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Mikhail has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Mikhail Name Popularity Page.

Mikhail Related Names

Mikhail is a form of Michael.

Mikhail has the diminutive (nickname) Misha.

Famous Mikhails

  • Mikhail ~ Russian Ruler (1174-1176)
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov ~ Actor
  • Mikhail Botvinnik ~ Chess Player
  • Mikhail Glinka ~ Musician
  • Mikhail Gorbachev ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 1990
  • Mikhail I ~ Russian Ruler (1613-1645)
  • Mikhail II ~ Russian Ruler (1917)
  • Mikhail Ippolitov Ivanov ~ Musician
  • Mikhail Lomonosov ~ Scientist
  • Mikhail Sholokhov ~ Nobel Prize for Literature 1965

Mikhail Numerology

What will your new littleMikhail be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Mikhail are often luminous and rigid but most of all they are read more >>

Mikhail Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Mikhail in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Mikhail.

Just for fun, see the name Mikhail in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Mikhail in Nautical Flags page.