The name Iker is a boy's name of Basque origin meaning "visitation". Iker is ranked #280 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Athletic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
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.