Given Name MIKHAIL

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Михаил (Russian, Bulgarian)
PRONOUNCED: myi-khu-EEL (Russian)   [details]

Meaning & History

Russian form of MICHAEL, and a variant transcription of Bulgarian MIHAIL. This was the name of two Russian tsars. Other notable bearers include the poet Mikhail Lermontov (1814-1841) and the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (1931-).
VARIANTS: Michail (Russian), Mihail (Bulgarian)
DIMINUTIVES: Misha (Russian), Misho (Bulgarian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mikha'il (Arabic), Mikel, Mitxel (Basque), Michael (Biblical), Michael, Mikhael (Biblical Greek), Mikha'el (Biblical Hebrew), Michael (Biblical Latin), Miquel (Catalan), Myghal (Cornish), Mihael, Mihovil, Miho, Mijo (Croatian), Michael, Michal (Czech), Michael, Mikael, Mikkel (Danish), Maikel, Michaël, Michael, Michel, Michiel, Micha, Mick (Dutch), Michael, Micheal, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Mike, Mikey (English), Miĥaelo, Mikelo, Miĉjo (Esperanto), Mihkel (Estonian), Mikkjal (Faroese), Mikael, Mika, Mikko, Miska (Finnish), Michel, Michaël, Mickaël (French), Mikheil, Misho (Georgian), Michael, Micha, Michel, Michi (German), Michail, Michalis, Mihail, Mihalis (Greek), Mikala (Hawaiian), Mikha'el (Hebrew), Mihály, Miksa, Misi, Miska (Hungarian), Mícheál (Irish), Michele (Italian), Mihails, Miķelis (Latvian), Mykolas (Lithuanian), Mihail (Macedonian), Mikaere (Maori), Michel (Medieval French), Michael, Mikael, Mikkel (Norwegian), Michał (Polish), Miguel, Miguelito (Portuguese), Mihai, Mihail, Mihăiță (Romanian), Mihkkal (Sami), Mìcheal, Micheil (Scottish), Mihailo, Mihajlo, Mijo, Miša, Miško (Serbian), Michal (Slovak), Mihael, Miha (Slovene), Miguel, Miguelito (Spanish), Michael, Mikael (Swedish), Mikail (Turkish), Mikhailo, Mykhailo, Mykhaylo, Mykhail (Ukrainian), Meical (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Mikha'il
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