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Gender: Male Pronunciation: EE-kuhr Meaning of Iker: "visitation" Origin of Iker: Basque Iker's Popularity in 2017: #280

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.

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Famous People Named Iker

Iker Casillas, Spanish footballer
Iker Muniain, Spanish footballer
Iker Flores, Spanish 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

Pop Culture References for the name Iker

Pronounced EE-kehr, not EE-keer or I-kehr.


autumnreverie Says:


I much more prefer Ike.

EW314 Says:


Cool name. I like Ike as a nickname for Isaac but this would work too.