What does Makai mean?
(male) Madkai, Maxkai, ..
(female) Make, Mamai, ..
How popular is Makai?
Makai is an unusual first name for men. Makai is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Makai for boys. Makai was first listed in 1999 and reached its peak rank of #667 in the U.S. in 2011, and is currently at #712. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Michael (#7 last year), Mickey (#1575), Micky, Mikael (#1214), Mike (#970), Mikel (#1161), Mikhail (#1284), Mykal and Mykel (#1823) are the popular varying forms of Makai (#712 last year) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Mical, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Makai was well-received among parents 6 decades ago (median #1203) and is now significantly lower (#1274, 80.4% less usage). Michael has been the overall favorite, although Makai appears to be gaining popularity too, while forms like Michael used to be popular.
Makai▲ is pronounced similarly to Mackey, Mackie, Mckay, Micah▲, Miki, Mikio and Mycah. Other recommended names are Kauai, Kawai, Magal, Makani, Makar, Makari, Makario, Makary, Maks, Maksim, Malak, Malaki, Malkam, Malki, Marti, Mata, Matti, Mikal and Yanai. These names tend to be more commonly used than Makai.