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Boy Name: Mike

Name: Mike
Pronunciation: \m(i)-ke\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Irish
Related Names: Misha
Sounds Like: Mikey, Miky, Miko, Miki
Variant forms: Mickey, Mick
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 105
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 9797


Mike \m(i)-ke\ as a boy's name 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 variant forms: Mickey and Mick.

For more information, see also the related name Misha.

Baby names that sound like Mike are Mikey, Miky, Miko and Miki.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Mike.


Mike is a very popular first name for men (#105 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#9797 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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