Ike

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
On This Page

How to Pronounce Ike

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from Canada
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Ike?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ike mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ike

"Ike" is a name of American origin, and it means "He Will Laugh". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)

Notable Persons Named Ike

Ike Barinholtz is an actor, voice actor, comedian, and screenwriter. He was most prominent from 2002 to present. Ike was given the name Isaac Barinholtz on February 18th, 1977 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Popularity:

Ike Turner was a rhythm, blues, memphis blues, soul blues, blues rock, rock, roll, and funk musician. He plays Fender Stratocaster. His career lasted from 1951 to 2007. Ike was given the name Izear Luster Turner, Jr. on November 5th, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, US. Ike is also known as Icky Renrut and Lover Boy. He passed away on December 12th, 2007.

Popularity:

Ike Clanton is a ranch hand, miner, outlaw, rustler, and cattle raiding.

Popularity:

Ike Jones was a producer and actor. His career lasted from 1952 to 1981. Ike was given the name Isaac Lolette Jones on December 23rd, 1929 in Santa Monica, California. He died on October 5th, 2014.

Popularity:

Ike was born in 1925 in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Ike is also known as Ike and Sergeant Smack. He left this life on November 11th, 2014.

Popularity:

Ike Ibeabuchi is a boxer. Ike was born on February 2nd, 1973 in Isuochi, Nigeria.

Popularity:

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ike

Reverend was given the name Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II on June 1st, 1935 in Ridgeland, South Carolina. He died on July 28th, 2009.

Popularity:

Reiko was given the name Ikeda Reiko on May 25th, 1953 in Tokyo, Japan.

Popularity:

Chika Ike is an actor, humanitarianism, model (people), actress, and humanitarianmodel. She was most active from 2005 to present. Chika was born Chika Ike on November 8th, 1985 in onitsha, Anambra, Nigeria.

Popularity:

Vincent was born in Nigeria.

Popularity:

Nobutaka was born on June 6th, 1916. He left this life on December 15th, 2005.

Popularity:

Yuta Ike is an athlete for the Tokyo 23 FC.

Popularity:

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

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 42 0 42
1881 55 0 55
1882 67 0 67
1883 50 0 50
1884 76 0 76
1885 41 0 41
1886 48 0 48
1887 44 0 44
1888 53 0 53
1889 52 0 52
1890 48 0 48
1891 42 0 42
1892 51 0 51
1893 33 0 33
1894 41 0 41
1895 44 0 44
1896 54 0 54
1897 40 0 40
1898 47 0 47
1899 48 0 48
1900 65 0 65
1901 26 0 26
1902 41 0 41
1903 24 0 24
1904 55 0 55
1905 47 0 47
1906 26 0 26
1907 47 0 47
1908 39 0 39
1909 48 0 48
1910 49 0 49
1911 38 0 38
1912 50 0 50
1913 51 0 51
1914 73 0 73
1915 70 0 70
1916 91 0 91
1917 88 0 88
1918 75 0 75
1919 86 0 86
1920 86 0 86
1921 79 0 79
1922 70 0 70
1923 70 0 70
1924 77 0 77
1925 65 0 65
1926 65 0 65
1927 64 0 64
1928 61 0 61
1929 63 0 63
1930 60 0 60
1931 54 0 54
1932 45 0 45
1933 53 0 53
1934 49 0 49
1935 44 0 44
1936 41 0 41
1937 38 0 38
1938 39 0 39
1939 42 0 42
1940 40 0 40
1941 47 0 47
1942 47 0 47
1943 60 0 60
1944 42 0 42
1945 57 0 57
1946 58 0 58
1947 66 0 66
1948 63 0 63
1949 66 0 66
1950 54 0 54
1951 61 0 61
1952 90 0 90
1953 111 0 111
1954 75 0 75
1955 75 0 75
1956 70 0 70
1957 76 0 76
1958 56 0 56
1959 53 0 53
1960 51 0 51
1961 59 0 59
1962 37 0 37
1963 44 0 44
1964 35 0 35
1965 41 0 41
1966 40 0 40
1967 41 0 41
1968 34 0 34
1969 37 0 37
1970 34 0 34
1971 39 0 39
1972 42 0 42
1973 40 0 40
1974 44 0 44
1975 36 0 36
1976 22 0 22
1977 40 0 40
1978 43 0 43
1979 37 0 37
1980 32 0 32
1981 41 0 41
1982 35 0 35
1983 25 0 25
1984 29 0 29
1985 42 0 42
1986 35 0 35
1987 27 0 27
1988 32 0 32
1989 39 0 39
1990 25 0 25
1991 33 0 33
1992 26 0 26
1993 40 0 40
1994 37 0 37
1995 18 0 18
1996 17 0 17
1997 22 0 22
1998 24 0 24
1999 32 0 32
2000 31 0 31
2001 31 0 31
2002 29 0 29
2003 45 0 45
2004 38 0 38
2005 32 0 32
2006 51 0 51
2007 55 0 55
2008 73 0 73
2009 69 0 69
2010 60 0 60
2011 63 0 63
2012 57 0 57
2013 57 0 57
2014 86 0 86
2015 95 0 95
2016 55 0 55
2017 51 0 51

Where is the name Ike popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Ike as a first name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ike as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in Mississippi, Alabama, or Louisiana.

Popularity of Ike as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Ike as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, California, or New Jersey.

Common last names for Ike

  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Smith
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Moore
  • Robinson
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Turner
  • Lee

Common first names for Ike

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ike U.S.
  White 39.89% 64.26%
  African American 43.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 7.72% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ike

People with the last name Ike are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Ike

  • What name lists does Ike rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Ike? Ike is the 3,123rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ike was the 19,105th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ike have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,882 babies born with the first name Ike in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ike to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ike? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 42 new born babies.
  • When was Ike first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ike is Monday, December 5th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Ike born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ike was in 1953 with a total of 111 babies.
  • Random Ike Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ike is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Ike: Your name in reverse order is Eki. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eki. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ike? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,424 people with the last name Ike.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ike? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ike as their last name since less than 1 person in 208k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Ikes Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Ike

Name poster for Ike(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.