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Heike (boy)

What does Heike mean?

Heike Pronunciation of Heike [heike] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Heike) is an Old German name, and the name Heike means "home leader". Heike is a variant form of Heinz (Old German): pet variant of Heinrich (Henry).

Associated with: home, leader.

Variations

Heike has 9 related forms via Heinz, Henry: Hank, Heiko, Hein, Heiner, Heini, Henk, Henri, Henrik and Heriot.

Creative forms:
(male) Heice, Henke, ..

(female) Heikee, Heite, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heike Nehemiah (H.N.), ..

How popular is Heike?

Heike is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#64186 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Henry (#29 last year), Hank (#534), Henrik (#843) and Henri (#1578) are the prominent related forms of Heike (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Heriot, are uncommon. These forms of Heike reached the height of their popularity 135 years ago (usage of 2.2%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.6%, 73.7%), with the version Henry falling out of fashion. Hank and Henrik are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hank, Henri, Henrik, Henry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Henrik, Henry outside U.S.

Similar Names

Heike is pronounced similarly to Hawk, Hawke, Hec and Heck. Other recommended names are Berke, Deke, Eike, Felike, Hecie, Heckie, Heine, Heinie, Helge, Helje (see Helgi), Herne, Herve, Hewe, Hewie, Laike, Mike, Pelike (see Felix), Pike, Renke, Rike, Spike and Zeke. These names tend to be more commonly used than Heike.

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