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Gender: Male Origin of Mike: English, diminutive of Michael Meaning of Michael: Hebrew, "who is like God?" Mike's Popularity in 2017: #949

The name Mike is a boy's name of English origin. Mike is ranked #949 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Popular English Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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Unlike Jake or Sam, few parents put Mike on the birth certificate.

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Famous People Named Mike

Michael Richard "Mike" Pence, 48th Vice President of the United States
Michael Carl "Mike" Bryan, American tennis player
Michael Gordon "Mike" Oldfield, English musician and composer
Michael Dale "Mike" Huckabee, American politician, former governor of Arkansas
Mike Dirnt (born Michael Ryan Pritchard), bassist for American band Green Day
Mike Stoller, American songwriter
Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson, American boxer
Michael John "Mike" Myers, American actor/comedian
Michael Edward "Mike" Love, musician for American band The Beach Boys
Myron Leon "Mike" Wallace, American TV journalist
Mike Nichols (born Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky), American film and stage director
Michael Deane "Mike" Harris, Canadian politician, former premier of Ontario
Michael Christopher "Mike" Fuentes, drummer for American band Pierce The Veil
Mike Vallely, American pro skateboarder and singer for punk band Black Flag
Mike Leigh, English writer and director
Mike Jaafar, American reality TV Personality ("All American Muslim")
Mike "Boogie" Malin, American reality TV personality ("Big Brother All-Stars")
Michael Eliot "Mike" Gordon, bassist for American band Phish
Michael Edward "Mike" Mills, musician for American band R.E.M.
Mike Dierickx aka M.I.K.E., Belgian trance DJ
Michael Stephen "Mike" Portnoy, drummer for American band Dream Theater
Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda, lead singer for American band Linkin Park
Michael Greg "Mike" Mizanin aka The Miz, American pro wrestler
Michael Samuel "Mike" Wallace, American NASCAR driver
Michael Diamond "Mike" Resnick, American science fiction writer
Michael Edward "Mike" Shanahan, American NFL coach
Killer Mike (born Michael Render), American rapper
Michael Shumway "Mike" Lee, U.S. Senator from Utah
Mike Kroeger, bassist for Canadian band Nickelback
Mike Seeger, American folk musician, half-brother of singer Pete Seeger
Michael "Mike" Ilitch, Sr., American founder of Little Caesars Pizza and pro sports owner
Mike Hezemans, Dutch racing driver
Michael Christopher "Mike" White, American film director
Michael Riley "Mike" Mogis, American music producer
Michael Aaron "Mike" Einziger, guitarist for American band Incubus
Michael William "Mike" Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player
Mike Wolfe, American reality TV personality, creator and star of the show "American Pickers," antique and collectible picker
Michael James "Mike" Vogel, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Mike

Mike Meekins, character from video game "Ace Attorney"
Mike McKay, character in "Death Proof" from "Grindhouse"
Mike the Green Ranger, character on TV's "Power Rangers Samurai" and "Super Samurai"
Mike Dawson, wimpy character from the "Dark Seed" video games
Mike Winchell, character from movie "Friday Night Lights"
MIKE, character on TV's "Twin Peaks"
Michael Robert "Mike" Chang Jr., character on TV's "Glee"
Michael "Mike" Delfino, character on TV's "Desperate Housewives"
Mike Ehrmantraut, character on TV's "Breaking Bad"
Michael Vernon "Mike" Baldwin, character on British soap "Coronation Street"
Mike Hannigan, character on TV's "Friends"
Michael John "Mike" Nelson, character on TV's "Mystery Science Theater 3000"
"Mike," novel by P.G. Wodehouse
Mike's Hard Lemonade, alcoholic beverage
Michaelangelo "Mike" Montgomery, character on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
Mike Baxter, lead character on TV's "Last Man Standing"
Mike Foster, character on TV's "The Fosters"
Mike Matthews aka Mon-El, character on TV's "Supergirl"
Mike Painter, character from TV's "Channel Zero"
Mike Wheeler, character on TV's "Stranger Things"
Monsignor Mike Ryan, character from film "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"
Mike Schmidt, main protagonist of the video game "Five Nights at Freddy's"
'Big Island Mike', from mystery game Curse of Kapu Cave



clairels Says:


Bland, average-looking guy in his thirties, wearing a baseball cap to cover up his receding hairline.

raevynstar Says:


Meh. This is just an average nickname, nothing about it that appeals to me.