Gender: Male Meaning of Pike: "pike, a fish" Origin of Pike: American animal name

Pike Origin and Meaning

The name Pike is a boy's name of English origin meaning "pike, a fish".

The field of nature names is constantly expanding to include all species of flowers and trees and animals and birds and even fish. In addition to its appeal for anglers, Pike recalls Zebulon Pike, the explorer who discovered and gave his name to Pike's Peak.

While Pike also shares the friendly feel of names like Mike and Ike, the word pike can also be a noun or verb referring to a long sharp weapon used to do not-very-friendly things to people.

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Haids1987 Says:


Maybe a nod to the Pike Place Market if you're a Northwesterner.