Meaning and name origin
Makai \m(a)-kai\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Makai is "who is like God?". Makai is a variant of Michael (Hebrew); biblical: Michael is the archangel who defeats the dragon.
Makai is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Makai for boys. Makai reached its highest rank of #667 in the U.S. in 2011 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Makai and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Michael (#7), Makai (#712) and Mickey. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).