Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:3059
Meaning:who resembles God
The gender-neutral name Misha stems from Hebrew roots, and it means “who resembles God.” This name is very popular in Russia, and it is considered to be a nickname for Michael. Within many religions, Saint Michael was an archangel that was known for being a protector and a leader for God’s armies. The angel Michael resembled God through his selfless acts of service and courage. When choosing the name Misha, you're picking a name for baby that represents attributes associated with godliness.

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