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Heike (girl)

What does Heike mean?

Heike Pronunciation of Heike [heike] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Heike). The name Heike means "home leader". Heike is an alternate form of Henrietta (Latin, French, Old German).


10 alternative forms via Henrietta: Henia, Henie, Henka, Hennie, Henrie, Henrika, Hetta, Hette, Hettie and Hetty.

Creative forms:
(female) Hake, Heske, ..

(male) Heice, Heiden, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heike Grayson (H.G.), ..

How popular is Heike?

Heike is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3506 out of 4276, Top 82%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#64186 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Hetty, Hettie, Henrietta and Hennie are the popular alternative forms of Heike (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Henka, are seldom used. These relations of Heike were popular as baby names 135 years ago (average #677), but now, versions like Henrietta have become somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hennie, Henrietta, Hettie, Hetty in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Heike and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Becke, Eike, Erike, Feike, Hebe, Hege, Heida, Heide, Heidee, Heidey, Heidi, Heidy, Helje, Helle, Mike and Nike. These names tend to be less commonly used than Heike.

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