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4/16/2019, 9:13:51 PM Mike C update #103
1/22/2019, 10:01:03 AM Mike C update #101
12/8/2017, 12:41:09 PM Mike C update #97
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12/3/2014, 12:28:19 AM Mike C update #89
2/12/2007, 1:03:40 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Masculine
Scripts Михаил(Russian, Bulgarian) Міхаіл(Belarusian)
Pronounced Pron. myi-khu-EEL(Russian)

Meaning & History

Russian and Belarusian 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-).