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Origin of the name MI.
Etymology of the name MI.
Meaning of the baby name MI.

  

MI.  Egyptian.  "Cat."  A word found compounded in some Egyptian names, such as Miatumu, Miamun.

    While defining Beset (Bast), the cat-headed goddess of Bubastis, as the feminine form of Bes, and deriving her name, like his, from the panther Besau, Dr. Pleyte nevertheless ascribes an Egyptian origin to her feline prototype.  The cat, he says, was called in Egyptian Mi, Miau (phonetically Mau), after her cry... (The Academy, v.23, 1883).

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