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Mike

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94k Micah (Hebrew)
33k Mickey (American)
4k Makai (American)
4k Misha (Russian)
3k Micaiah (Hebrew)
2k Mick (English)
< 1k Maika (French)
< 1k Mikko (Scandinavian)
< 1k Mikaia (American)
< 1k Mccai (American)

How popular is the baby name Mike in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 95 0 95
1881 44 0 44
1882 89 0 89
1883 73 0 73
1884 84 0 84
1885 84 0 84
1886 84 0 84
1887 73 0 73
1888 81 0 81
1889 72 0 72
1890 83 0 83
1891 64 0 64
1892 76 0 76
1893 67 0 67
1894 87 0 87
1895 85 0 85
1896 85 0 85
1897 92 0 92
1898 106 0 106
1899 83 0 83
1900 132 0 132
1901 98 0 98
1902 99 0 99
1903 113 0 113
1904 118 0 118
1905 117 0 117
1906 141 0 141
1907 157 0 157
1908 139 0 139
1909 167 0 167
1910 222 0 222
1911 243 0 243
1912 430 0 430
1913 520 0 520
1914 794 0 794
1915 1,029 0 1,029
1916 1,119 5 1,114
1917 1,182 0 1,182
1918 1,291 5 1,286
1919 1,127 5 1,122
1920 1,074 0 1,074
1921 1,080 0 1,080
1922 932 0 932
1923 1,005 0 1,005
1924 974 10 964
1925 912 6 906
1926 865 8 857
1927 802 0 802
1928 766 5 761
1929 707 12 695
1930 720 9 711
1931 697 5 692
1932 624 0 624
1933 579 5 574
1934 649 0 649
1935 733 5 728
1936 774 0 774
1937 873 0 873
1938 1,058 5 1,053
1939 1,354 5 1,349
1940 1,558 8 1,550
1941 1,940 8 1,932
1942 2,304 11 2,293
1943 2,809 6 2,803 #90 boy name
1944 3,101 16 3,085 #80 boy name
1945 3,609 17 3,592 #70 boy name
1946 4,874 21 4,853 #64 boy name
1947 5,770 20 5,750 #65 boy name
1948 5,058 13 5,045 #68 boy name
1949 3,750 9 3,741 #88 boy name
1950 2,624 8 2,616
1951 2,208 10 2,198
1952 2,111 7 2,104
1953 2,292 10 2,282
1954 2,514 12 2,502
1955 2,734 10 2,724
1956 3,917 12 3,905 #96 boy name
1957 7,254 12 7,242 #53 boy name
1958 10,795 23 10,772 #40 boy name
1959 12,024 26 11,998 #37 boy name
1960 12,071 24 12,047 #36 boy name
1961 11,685 25 11,660 #36 boy name
1962 10,541 16 10,525 #39 boy name
1963 9,066 20 9,046 #44 boy name
1964 7,787 21 7,766 #47 boy name
1965 6,057 22 6,035 #51 boy name
1966 4,542 13 4,529 #69 boy name
1967 3,768 10 3,758 #84 boy name
1968 3,235 17 3,218 #93 boy name
1969 2,901 27 2,874
1970 2,492 24 2,468
1971 1,935 10 1,925
1972 1,403 11 1,392
1973 1,046 7 1,039
1974 823 8 815
1975 693 9 684
1976 600 7 593
1977 526 5 521
1978 441 0 441
1979 445 6 439
1980 407 0 407
1981 415 5 410
1982 321 0 321
1983 317 8 309
1984 291 0 291
1985 350 0 350
1986 321 0 321
1987 315 7 308
1988 387 6 381
1989 401 0 401
1990 379 0 379
1991 375 0 375
1992 351 0 351
1993 288 0 288
1994 293 5 288
1995 332 0 332
1996 362 0 362
1997 334 0 334
1998 289 0 289
1999 284 0 284
2000 329 0 329
2001 315 0 315
2002 342 0 342
2003 321 0 321
2004 338 0 338
2005 300 0 300
2006 329 0 329
2007 292 0 292
2008 292 0 292
2009 260 0 260
2010 241 0 241
2011 239 0 239
2012 245 0 245
2013 236 0 236
2014 215 0 215
2015 194 0 194

Want to know about the popularity of the Mike baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 204,626 babies born with the name Mike in the United States. That's more than enough Mikes to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 95 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mike" was in 1960 with a total of 12,047 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mikes)

According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mike" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 70 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of 6,057 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Mike popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Mike" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mike as well as things modernly associated with the name Mike such as celebrities named Mike.

Origin and Meaning of Mike

The name "Mike" is of English origin, and it means "Who is like God?". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson is a boxer. Mike was born in 1966 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Mike Rowe

Mike Rowe is a television host and narrator. Mike was born in 1962 as Michael Gregory Rowe in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Mike Vrabel

Mike Vrabel is a NFL player. Mike was born in 1975 in Akron, Ohio.

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Mike Myers

Mike Myers is an actor, comedian, writer, and film producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1975 to present. Mike was born in 1963 as Michael John Myers in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.

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Mike Nichols

Mike Nichols is a film director, theatre director, film producer, and actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1955 to 2014. Mike was born in 1931 as Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky in Berlin, Germany.

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Mike Vogel

Mike Vogel is an actor and model with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Mike was born in 1979 as Michael James Vogel in Abington Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Mike Comrie

Mike Comrie is an ice hockey player. Mike was born in 1980 in Edmonton, AB, CAN.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Mike

Mike And Mike
Mike And Molly
Mike Birbiglia
Mike Huckabee
Mike Glennon
Mike Green
Mike Trout
Mike Vick
Mike Evans
Mike Richards

Alternative Meanings

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

K is for kid, the child within.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Ekim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ekmi". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Mike born May 4, 1995

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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