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What does Makai mean?

Makai Pronunciation of Makai as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the name Makai means "who is like God?". Makai is an alternate form of Michael (Hebrew).



VARIANTS Miky, Miko, Mikey, Micky, Mickey

OTHER FORMS VIA MICHAEL Maik, Mical, Mihai, Mihail, Mikael, Mike, Mikel, Mikhail, Mikol, Mykal, Myke, Mykel

(male) Madkai, ..

(female) Mamar, ..

Makai Fletcher (M.F.), ..

How popular is Makai?

Makai is an unusual first name for men. Makai is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Makai was first listed in 1999 and reached its peak rank of #572 in the U.S. in 2018. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Michael (#14 LAST YEAR), Mickey (#1870), Micky, Mikael (#1172), Mike (#1125), Mikel (#1223), Mikhail (#1498), Mykal and Mykel are the popular varying forms of Makai (#572) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Mical, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Makai was well-received among parents 7 decades ago (MEDIAN #1203) and is now significantly lower (#1347, 84% LESS USAGE). Michael has been the overall favorite, although Makai appears to be gaining popularity too, while forms like Michael used to be popular.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Makai is pronounced similarly to Mackey, Mackie, Mckay, Micah, Miki, Mikio and Mycah. Other recommended sound-alike names are Kauai, Kawai, Magal, Makani, Makar, Makari, Makario, Makary, Maks, Maksim, Malak, Malaki, Malkam, Malki, Marti, Mata, Matti, Mikal and Yanai. These names tend to be more commonly used than Makai.

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