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pinWhat does Makai mean?

Makai /ma-kai/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Makai's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Makai means "who is like God?". Makai is an alternate form of Michael (Hebrew) with the suffix -kai.


Makai has 5 variants: Mickey, Micky, Mikey, Miko and Miky.

Makai has 44 more different relations via Michael: Maik, Meical, Micael, Mical, Micha, Michaelangelo, Michail, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal, Michel, Michelangelo, Michele, Michelet, Michiel, Mick, Miesha, Miguel, Mihai, Mihail, Mihailo, Mihaly, Mihangel, Mikael, Mike, Mikel, Mikell, Mikhail, Mikhalis, Mikhos, Mikkel, Mikol, Miquel, Mischa, Misha, Mitch, Mitchell, Mychael, Mychal, Mykal, Myke, Mykel and Mykell.

Kreatif forms: Madkai, Markai, Mikai. [more]

pinHow 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 popularity of Makai for boys. Makai was first listed in 2005 and reached its peak rank of #667 in the U.S. in 2011, and is currently at #712. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Makai name in U.S.

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

Michael (#7 last year), Michale, Micheal (#811), Michel, Michele, Mickey, Miguel (#146), Mikael, Mike (#970), Mikel, Mikhail, Mitch, Mitchell (#504), Mychal and Mykel are the popular varying forms of Makai (#712 last year) ranked in the Top 1000. Variants like Mikhos are seldom used. Usage of these boy names reached its peak during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4001%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1781%, 55.5% less), with versions such as Micheal, Michel, Mike, Mitch and Mitchell falling out of style. Makai (#712) and Miguel (#146) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Makai and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Makai, Michael, Michale, Micheal, Michel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michele, Mickey, Miguel, Mike, Mikel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mikhail, Mitch, Mitchell, Mychal, Mykel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michael, Mikael, Mitchell outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Makai is pronounced similarly to Mckay and Miki. Other recommended similar baby names are Makani, Makar, Makari and Maks. Like Makai, these names are not commonly used.