Iker Origin and Meaning

The name Iker is a boy's name of Basque origin meaning "visitation".

Long an extremely popular name in Spain, Iker (usually pronounced EE-kuhr in the English speaking world) is the rare Basque name that's starting to make it big in the States also, thanks to soccer player Iker Casillas. Indeed, it's been one of the fastest growing boys' names of the decade.

# 357 in the US

Iker Rank in US Top 1000

# 1236 on Nameberry

Iker Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Iker Popularity

Famous People Named Iker

  • Iker CasillasSpanish footballer
  • Iker MuniainSpanish footballer
  • Iker FloresSpanish cyclist
  • Iker Garmendia (b. 2012)son of soprano Aïnhoa Arteta and equestrian Jesús Garmendia
  • Iker Andrey Bolivar (b. 2014)son of footballer Víctor Bolívar and model Alejandra Rodríguez

Iker in Pop Culture

  • Pronounced EEkehr, not EE,keer or I,kehr.