Mikhail
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
mee-khah-EEL
Meaning
Which man is like God?
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Mikhail is a Russian variant of Michael. Michael is ultimately derived from Hebrew and means "which man is like God?", which is a rhetorical question suggesting a negative answer. As a masculine given name Michael has been popular over centuries and in different spellings all over the world. Recent famous bearers include the basketball player Michael Jordan, as well as the American musician Michael Jackson.

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Famous Mikhails

Mikhail Baryshnikov - dancer
Mikhail Lermontov - author
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev - Nober Prize Winner for Peace
Mikhail Glinka - composer
Mikhail Bulgakov - author

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