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Gender Masculine
Usage Hungarian
Pronounced Pron. MEEK-shaw
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Meaning & History

Originally a diminutive of MIKLÓS or MIHÁLY. It is now used independently, or as a Hungarian form of MAXIMILIAN.
VariantsKolos, Misi, Miska
Other Languages & CulturesNicolaus, Nikolaos(Ancient Greek) Maximilianus(Ancient Roman) Mikha'il(Arabic) Mikel, Mitxel, Nikola(Basque) Michael(Biblical) Michael, Mikhael(Biblical Greek) Mikha'el(Biblical Hebrew) Michael(Biblical Latin) Mihail, Mikhail, Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolay, Misho(Bulgarian) Miquel, Nicolau(Catalan) Myghal(Cornish) Mihael, Mihovil, Nikola, Miho, Mijo, Miško, Nikica, Niko, Nikša(Croatian) Maxmilián, Michael, Michal, Mikuláš, Max, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola(Czech) Maximilian, Michael, Mikael, Mikkel, Niklas, Nikolaj, Claus, Kai, Klaus, Max, Nels, Niels, Nils(Danish) Maikel, Maximiliaan, Michaël, Michael, Michel, Michiel, Nicolaas, Nikolaas, Kai, Klaas, Max, Micha, Mick, Nick, Nico, Niek(Dutch) Maximilian, Michael, Nicholas, Colin, Collin, Max, Maximillian, Micheal, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Mike, Mikey, Nic, Nick, Nickolas, Nicky, Nik, Nikolas(English) Miĥaelo, Mikelo, Nikolao, Miĉjo, Niĉjo(Esperanto) Mihkel, Nigul(Estonian) Mikkjal(Faroese) Mikael, Niklas, Kai, Klaus, Launo, Mika, Mikko, Miska, Niilo, Niko(Finnish) Maximilien, Michel, Nicolas, Michaël, Mickaël(French) Kai, Kay, Klaes(Frisian) Nicolau(Galician) Mikheil, Nikoloz, Misho, Nika, Niko, Nikusha(Georgian) Maximilian, Michael, Niklas, Nikolaus, Claus, Kai, Klaus, Max, Micha, Michel, Michi, Nickolaus, Nico, Nicolaus, Niko(German) Niklaus(German (Swiss)) Michail, Michalis, Mihail, Mihalis, Nicolaos, Nikolaos, Nik, Nikolas, Nikos(Greek) Mikala(Hawaiian) Mikhael(Hebrew) Mícheál, Nioclás(Irish) Massimiliano, Michele, Niccolò, Nicola, Nico, Nicolao, Nicolò(Italian) Mihails, Miķelis, Nikolajs(Latvian) Klaos(Limburgish) Mykolas(Lithuanian) Klaas(Low German) Mihail, Nikola, Nikolče, Nikolche(Macedonian) Mikaere, Nikora(Maori) Nichol, Nicol, Col(Medieval English) Michel(Medieval French) Maximilian, Michael, Mikael, Mikkel, Niklas, Kai, Klaus, Max, Nils(Norwegian) Maksymilian, Michał, Mikołaj(Polish) Maximiliano, Miguel, Nicolau, Micael, Miguelito, Nico(Portuguese) Mihai, Mihail, Nicolae, Mihăiță, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor(Romanian) Michail, Mikhail, Nikolai, Nikolay, Kolya, Maksimilian, Misha(Russian) Mihkkal(Sami) Mìcheal, Micheil, Neacel, Nichol, Nicol(Scottish) Mihailo, Mihajlo, Nikola, Mijo, Miša, Miško, Nikica(Serbian) Maximilián, Michal, Mikuláš(Slovak) Mihael, Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Miha, Nik, Niko(Slovene) Maximiliano, Miguel, Nicolás, Miguelito, Nico(Spanish) Maximilian, Michael, Mikael, Niklas, Claes, Kai, Klas, Max, Micael, Nils(Swedish) Mikail(Turkish) Mikhailo, Mykhailo, Mykhaylo, Mykola, Mykhail(Ukrainian) Meical(Welsh)
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