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What does Miko mean?

Miko Pronunciation of Miko [miko] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Miko means "who is like God?". Miko is a version of Michael (Hebrew).


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

18 more related forms via Michael: Maik, Mical, Micha, Miche, Mick, Mihai, Mikael, Mike, Mikel, Mikell, Mikhos, Mikkel, Mikol, Misha, Mitch, Mykal, Myke and Mykel.

Creative forms:
(male) Macko, Milko, ..

(female) Micon, Miel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Miko Justus (M.J.), ..

How popular is Miko?

Miko is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#33169 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Makai (#681 from current records), Michael (#9), Mick, Mickey (#1569), Micky, Mikael (#1187), Mike (#1032), Mikel (#1224), Mitch, Mykal and Mykel are the prominent related forms of Miko (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Maik, are uncommon. These forms of Miko were at the top of their popularity during 1950-1959 (median #1126) and have become much less popular since (#1427, 82% less usage), with versions such as Mike becoming less in vogue. Makai is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Makai, Michael, Mick, Mickey, Micky in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Miko is alike in pronunciation to Mccoy, Mckay, Micah, Miki and Mikio. Other recommended names are Chiko, Hako, Heiko, Maks, Mano, Marko, Maro, Mayo, Meino, Mikal, Milo, Milt, Minor, Minos, Mirko, Miron, Mo, Mylo, Nikko and Niko. These names tend to be more commonly used than Miko.

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