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Mike /mike/ as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Mike) is pronounced myk. It is of English origin. Short form of Michael and Micah, often used as an independent name. The nicknames Mick and Mickey are considered to be particularly Irish. See also Mischa.


Mike has 2 variants: Mick and Mickey.

Affiliated boy name: Misha.

Mike has 27 more related forms via Micah, Michael, Mick, Mickey, Mischa: Maik, Makai, Micael, Mical, Micha, Miche, Michel, Micky, Miguel, Mihai, Mikael, Mikal, Mikel, Mikell, Mikey, Mikhos, Mikkel, Miko, Mikol, Miky, Miquel, Misha, Mitch, Mykal, Myke, Mykel and Mykell.

Kreatif forms: Make, Migo. [more]

pinHow popular is Mike?

Mike is a very popular first name for males (#105 out of 1220, Top 9%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8748 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Presented below is the baby name history of Mike for boys. Mike reached its apex position of #49 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is at #970 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the history of the boy name Mike and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Mike (#970 in recent rankings) appearing in the Top 1000 are Michael (#7 in recent rankings), Micah (#109), Miguel (#146), Makai (#712), Mikel, Mitch, Mykel, Mikal, Mickey, Mikael and Michel. Other forms, like Micky, are uncommon. These relations of Mike reached the height of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (adoption of 0.4%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.25%, 37%), with the versions Mike, Michel, Mickey, Mitch and Mikel falling out of fashion. Micah, Makai and Miguel are three of the more chic baby names among these.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mike, Makai, Micah, Michael, Michel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mickey, Miguel, Mikal, Mikel, Mitch, Mykel in U.S.

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

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Mike is alike in pronunciation to Mac, Mack and Mc-. Other recommended similar baby names are Bake, Deke, Dirke, Duke, Eike, Fiske, Heike, Ike, Jake, Laike, Lake, Luke, Mace, Maks, Miki, Mikio, Miles, Milo, Milt, Miner, Mirek, Mirko, Moe, Moise, More, Mose, Pike, Pyke, Rike, Rikke, Spike, Wake and Zeke. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mike.