Gender: Female Origin of Mischa: Russian, diminutive of Mikhail

The name Mischa is a girl's name of Russian origin. Mischa and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rotating Sibling Sets".

From the experts:

This was a 100 percent boys' name till the willowy Mischa Barton of TV's "The OC" made it unisex, a la Sascha.

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indiefendi2 Says:


Technically this is like naming your daughter Mike.

Guest Says:


the OG Mischa Barton herself said she didn't like that she had a boy name? LOL