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Gender Masculine
Scripts Михаил(Russian, Bulgarian)
Pronounced Pron. myi-khu-EEL(Russian)
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Meaning & History

Russian form of MICHAEL, and an alternate transcription of Bulgarian Михаил (see 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-).
VariantsMichail(Russian) Mihail(Bulgarian)
DiminutivesMisha(Russian) Misho(Bulgarian)
Feminine FormsMihaela, Mihaila(Bulgarian)
Other Languages & CulturesMikha'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, Miško(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) Mikhael(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 SpellingMikha'il

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