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Mickey (boy)

What does Mickey mean?

Mickey Pronunciation of Mickey [mick-ey] as a name for boys (also used less widely as girls' name Mickey) is of Hebrew and English origin, and the name Mickey means "who is like God?". Mickey is an alternate form of Michael (Hebrew). Mickey is also a variation of Mike (English).

Variations

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

20 more related forms via Michael, Mike: Micael, Mical, Micha, Michal, Miche, Micheal, Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mick, Miguel, Mihaly, Mikael, Mikel, Mikell, Mikkel, Mikol, Miquel, Myke and Mykel.

Creative forms:
(male) Micker, Mickki, ..

(female) Mickta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mickey Demetrius (M.D.), ..

How popular is Mickey?

Mickey is a very prominent first name for males (#541 out of 1220, Top 44%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#7186 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Mickey was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #280 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, and is at #1569 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mickey name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Mickey (#1569 last year) are Makai (#681 last year), Michael (#9), Michal, Micheal (#840), Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mick, Micky, Miguel (#161), Mikael (#1187), Mike (#1032), Mikel (#1224), Miquel and Mykel. Usage of these forms of Mickey reached its most widespread during the years 1950-1959 (median #1026) and is now significantly reduced (#1418, 80% less usage), with versions such as Michel becoming less in vogue. Makai is the most chic baby name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mickey, Makai, Michael, Michal, Micheal in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mick, Micky in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Miguel, Mikael, Mike, Mikel, Miquel, Mykel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mickey is pronounced similarly to Maccoy, Macgee, Mackey, Mackie, Mccoy, Mcgee, Mckay, Micah, Miki and Mikio. Other suggested similar names are Ackley, Aicken, Birkey, Birkley, Buckey, Buckley, Dacey, Daicey, Dicky, Finley, Gilbey, Gilley, Hockley, Hockney, Jacey, Kacey, Kiley, Kinney, Kirkley, Lacey, Linley, Mace, Maceo, Macey, Machen, Mack, Macy, Manley, Markey, Marley, Massey, Matvey, Maxey, Mccrea, Melker, Mersey, Michio, Mikal, Miller, Milten (see Milton), Miner, Mircea, Mirek, Mitchel, Morey, Morley, Morrey, Murfey (see Murphy), Murrey, Nickey, Nicky, Packey, Pitney, Rickey, Ricky, Ridley, Riley, Ripley, Ritchey, Rockley, Sidney, Sivney, Smokey, Wickley and Willey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mickey.

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