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pinWhat does Mike mean?

Mike /mike/ [1 syll.] 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 49 more related forms via Micah, Michael, Mick, Mickey, Mischa: Maik, Makai, Meical, Micael, Mical, Micha, Michaelangelo, Michail, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal, Michel, Michelangelo, Michele, Michelet, Michiel, Micky, Miesha, Miguel, Mihai, Mihail, Mihailo, Mihaly, Mihangel, Mikael, Mikal, Mikel, Mikell, Mikey, Mikhail, Mikhalis, Mikhos, Mikkel, Miko, Mikol, Miky, Miquel, Mischa, Misha, Mitch, Mitchell, Mycah, Mychael, Mychal, Mykal, Myke, Mykel and Mykell.

Kreatif forms: Make, Mikemi, Morke. [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. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity 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 Birth Statistics)

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 usage of the boy name Mike and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Mike (#970 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000 are Michael (#7 in 2014), Micah (#109), Miguel (#146), Mitchell (#504), Makai (#712), Micheal (#811), Mikhail, Mitch, Mikel, Mykel, Mychal, Mikal, Michel, Michele, Mickey, Mikael and Michale. Forms like Mischa are uncommon. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3716%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.2078%, 44.1%), with versions like Micheal, Mitchell, Mike, Mickey and Michel falling out of fashion. Micah (#109), Makai (#712) and Miguel (#146) are three of the more chic baby names among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Micheal, Michel, Michele, Mickey, Miguel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mikal, Mikel, Mikhail, Mitch, Mitchell in U.S.

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Eike, Mace, Maks, Miki, Mikio, Moise, Mose, Pike and Rike. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mike.