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What does Mikey mean?

Mikey Pronunciation of Mikey [mikey] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Mikey is "who is like God?". Mikey is an alternate form of Micah (Hebrew). Mikey is also a variation of Michael (Hebrew).


Mikey has 6 variants: Makai, Mickey, Micky, Miko, Miky and Mycah.

25 more alternative forms via Micah, Michael: Maik, Micael, Mical, Micha, Miche, Michel, Mick, Miguel, Mihai, Mihaly, Mikael, Mikal, Mike, Mikel, Mikell, Mikhos, Mikkel, Mikol, Miquel, Misha, Mitch, Mykal, Myke, Mykel and Mykell.

Creative forms:
(male) Maykey, Mckey, ..

(female) Miqui, Mire, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mikey Cairo (M.C.), ..

How popular is Mikey?

Mikey is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Mikey is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Mikey (outside Top 2000) are Michael (#9 the previous year), Micah (#108), Miguel (#161), Makai (#681), Mike (#1032), Mikael (#1187), Mikel (#1224), Mickey (#1569), Mitch, Miquel, Mykal, Mykel, Mikal, Mick, Micky and Michel. Other variants, like Mical, are seldom used. These forms of Mikey were at the apex of their popularity 65 years ago (median #1172) and are now significantly less conventional (#1373, 75%). Michael has generally been preferred by parents, though Makai has become popular as well, while versions such as Mike have become less contemporary. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Makai, Micah, Michael, Michel, Mick in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mickey, Micky, Miguel, Mikael, Mikal in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mike, Mikel, Miquel, Mitch, Mykal, Mykel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mikey is alike in pronunciation to Mackey, Mccoy, Mcgee, Mckay, Miki and Mikio. Other recommended names are Birkey, Ikey, Kiley, Macey, Markey, Maxey, Miles, Miner, Mirek, Morey, Nickey, Rickey, Riley and Wiley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mikey.

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