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What does Updike mean?

Updike Pronunciation of Updike [up-dike] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Updike is "upper bank". Place name. Author John Updike.

Associated with: old english.


Updike has 1 variant: Updyke.

Creative forms:
(male) Udike, Undike, ..

(female) Updine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Updike Ernest (U.E.), ..

How popular is Updike?

Updike is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#10066 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Updike has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Eike, Felike, Heike, Laike, Mike, Pelike (see Felix), Pike, Rike, Spike, Udale (see Udell), Udi and Ulrik. These names tend to be more frequently used than Updike.

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