Russian, diminutive of Mikhail

Misha Origin and Meaning

The name Misha is a boy's name of Russian origin.

Brought into the American consciousness as the nickname of ballet great Mikhail Baryshnikov, it more recently took on a unisex air via TV and screen actress Mischa Barton. Could become the next Sasha.

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Famous People Named Misha

  • Misha Collins (born Dmitri Tippens Krushnic)American actor and director
  • Misha Gabriel HamiltonAmerican actor and dancer
  • Mikhail 'Misha" BaryshnikovRussian dancer, choreographer, and actor
  • Misha GeUzbekistani figure skater
  • Mikhail "Misha" BrussilovskyRussian painter