What does Ike mean?
Ike /ike/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ike is "laughter". Diminutive of Isaac. Singer Ike Turner.
How popular is Ike?
Ike is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1105 out of 1220, Top 91%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#21469 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Ike for boys. Ike was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #223 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular related forms of Ike rated in the Top 1000 are Isaac (#31 the previous year), Isak and Zak. Other forms, like Isac, are uncommon. These forms of Ike were popular 134 years ago (average #574) and are somewhat less conventional today (#757, ▼43%), with the version Ike becoming less fashionable. Isaac is more familiar than the rest.
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