Mischa is a Russian version of Michael that was largely a masculine name until a certain actress with the name made it popular for girls. Today, it's mostly considered a feminine name. It's got a strong meaning to parents of faith, and we like the way it sounds with classic and trendy middle names.
Meaning of the name Mischa:
Russian: Who is like God?
Origin of the name Mischa:
Mischa started out as a nickname for the Russian masculine name Mikhail. Mikhail is the Russian version of the Hebrew name Michael. Michael's meaning is “Who is like God?” It's meant to be a rhetorical question, of course, because in the eyes of the faithful, there is no one like God.
Symbolism of the name Mischa:
Mischa symbolizes a strong faith for new parents of any faith, especially Christianity. It is also a great choice to honor a father, grandfather, or other loved one named Michael.
Style of the name Mischa:
Gender of the name Mischa:
Mischa is a unisex baby name given to both boys and girls.
Pronunciation of the name Mischa:
Number of syllables in the name Mischa:
Emotion evoked from the name Mischa:
The baby name Mischa evokes images of someone who is shy and compassionate.
Alternative spellings for the name Mischa:
Nicknames for the name Mischa:
Popularity of the name Mischa:
According to the Social Security Administration, Mischa has never been a top 1,000 baby name for boys or girls in the United States.
Related names for the name Mischa:
Great middle names for Mischa and their meanings:
- Eliza (pledged to God)
- Veronica (she who brings victory)
- Susan (lily)
- Evangeline (bearer of good news)
- Rose (flower)
- Isabel (pledged to God)
- Willow (willow tree)
- Harper (harp player)
- Belle (beautiful)
Famous people with the name Mischa:
- Mischa Barton (actress)
- Mischa Merz (boxer, painter, and journalist)
- Mischa Zverev (tennis player)
- Mischa Berlinski (author)
- Mischa Bakaleinikoff (conductor and composer)
Mischas in popular culture:
- Mischa (character on the TV show “The Story of Cinderella”)
- Mischa(character in the book “The Flight from the Enchanter” by Irish Murdoch)
- Mischa Lecter (character in the novel “Hannibal” by Thomas Harris)