MIKHAIL
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Михаил (Russian, Bulgarian)
PRONOUNCED: mee-khah-EEL (Russian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Russian form of MICHAEL, and a variant transcription of Bulgarian MIHAIL. This was the name of two Russian tsars. It was also borne by the former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (1931-).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Michail (Russian), Mihail (Bulgarian)
DIMINUTIVE: Misha (Russian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Mikha'il (Arabic), Mikel, Mitxel (Basque), Michael (Biblical), Michael, Mikhael (Biblical Greek), Mikha'el (Biblical Hebrew), Michael (Biblical Latin), Miquel (Catalan), Myghal (Cornish), Mihael, Mihajlo, Mihovil, Miho, Mijo (Croatian), Michael, Michal (Czech), Michael, Mikael, Mikkel (Danish), Maikel, Michael, Michaël, Michel, Michiel, Mick (Dutch), Michael, Micheal, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Mike, Mikey (English), Miĥaelo, Mikelo, Miĉjo (Esperanto), Mihkel (Estonian), Mikael, Mika, Mikko, Miska (Finnish), Michel, Michaël, Mickaël (French), Mikheil, Misho (Georgian), Michael, 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 (Serbian), Michal (Slovak), Mihael, Miha (Slovene), Miguel, Miguelito (Spanish), Michael, Mikael (Swedish), Mikhailo, Mykhailo, Mykhaylo, Mykhail (Ukrainian), Meical (Welsh)
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