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What does Maik mean?

Maik Pronunciation of Maik [maik] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Maik means "who is like God?". Maik is an alternate form of Michael (Hebrew).


Maik has 3 variants: Mick, Mike and Myke.

9 more relations via Michael: Makai, Micky, Mihai, Mihail, Mikel, Mikey, Miko, Mikol and Miky.

Creative forms:
(male) Mahik, Mami, ..

(female) Malo, Masi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maik Tiago (M.T.), ..

How popular is Maik?

Maik is an uncommon given name for men. Maik is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Makai (#681 in recent rankings), Michael (#9), Mick, Micky, Mike (#1032) and Mikel (#1224) are the prominent related forms of Maik (unlisted). These relations of Maik were favored 7 decades ago (adoption of 4.4%) and are now significantly less widespread (adoption 0.8%, down 82%), with forms such as Mike becoming less in vogue. Michael has historically been popular among parents, though Makai has become trendy as well. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Makai, Michael, Mick, Micky, Mike, Mikel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michael outside U.S.

Similar Names

Maik is pronounced similarly to Mac, Mack and Mc-. Other suggested similar names are Alik, Arik, Brik, Chik, Craik, Edik, Erik, Izik, Mace, Macy, Mads, Mahir, Maier, Majid, Maks, Malak, Malek, Malik, Malin, Maliq, Malki, Mallik, Man, Mann, Mano, Mar, Mar-, Marc, Marek, Marik, Mario, Mark, Marko, Maro, Marq, Marr, Mars, Mart, Marx, Mat, Mata, Mats, Matt, Matz, Max, Maxie, Maxim, Maxx, Maxy, Mayo, Mays, Meir, Miki, Muir, Nik, Rafik, Rik and Tarik. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maik.

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