What does Heike mean?
Heike /hei-ke/ as a name for boys. Heike's name origin is Old German, and the name Heike means "home leader". Heike is a variant form, with the suffix -ke, of Heinz (Old German): pet variant of Heinrich (Henry).
(male) Heice, Henke, ..
(female) Heikee, Heite, ..
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)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Heike and related names. Henry (#33 last year), Hank (#602), Henrik (#863) and Henri (#1596) 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 134 years ago (usage of 2.2%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.5%, ▼75.8%), with the version Henry falling out of fashion. Hank and Henrik are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.