German, Frisian and Dutch
"home ruler"

Heike Origin and Meaning

The name Heike is a boy's name meaning "home ruler".

A form of Heinrich or Henrike (Henry in English), as well as of their feminine counterparts. Now most commonly feminine, but certainly an attractive choice for either sex.

Famous People Named Heike

  • Heike Kamerlingh OnnesDutch physicist; winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Heike MakatschGerman actress
  • Heike Gabriela DrechslerGerman female long jumper
  • Heike HohlbeinGerman female fantasy novelist