It was named after a vrykul leader.
It is most likely named after Michael "Mike" Morhaime, one of the co-founders of Blizzard Entertainment. Odyn also hints toward a respectful tribute to Mike, since when finishing the world quests he says: "Well done. I remember the one whom this village owes its name. He was a fine leader."
- Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Added.