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It's okay as a nickname for Isaac or Isaiah, but I don't like Ike on its own.
― Anonymous User  3/23/2019
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In 2018, 57 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Ike* who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 3, 938th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.

*as a first name, not a nickname.
― Anonymous User  10/15/2018
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Too short for my liking.
kayisforkeen  8/24/2018
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Ike is a personal favorite nickname for Isaac, and I’m not sure whether I like Isaac alone or Ike as the nickname. The only thing that makes me uncertain is because of the Fire Emblem character, who is cool but it seems silly to name your son or daughter after a character.
DanielRivera  7/19/2018
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I picture a humorous, athletic, and smart guy when I see this name. I also picture the hurricane in 2008.
XYKLONE  5/6/2018
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My friend has this name. She is a girl and her name is pronounced Iek-uh.
― Anonymous User  2/19/2018
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I like it, it's a great nickname for Issac. One of my top 10 favorite nicknames.
PickleJuice  10/26/2017
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This nickname is short but it's very strong. I like biblical names after all.
Jake Fax  7/17/2016
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The name Ike was given to 93 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  7/5/2016
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Makes me think of those creepy Ike and Marth yaoi fanfics.
TyrannosaurusRegina  10/4/2015
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A great alternative to the overused mike (:
― Anonymous User  9/8/2014
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The name Ike was given to 57 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/20/2013
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I always wondered what this was a nickname for! Isaac. That makes sense :)
― Anonymous User  6/9/2013
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Ike Clanton, the leader of the Clanton gang in the legendary O.K. Corrall gunfight, and the antagonist of dozens of westerns.
Patria-Sue  3/13/2011
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Hurricane Ike is devastating the Caribbean right now.
rory  9/11/2008
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In the Nintendo Game Cube game "Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance" and the Nintendo Wii game "Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn", the main character and protagonist is named Ike.
― Anonymous User  9/9/2008
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The name IKE appears to have a very diverse origin. Amongst The IBO tribe of Eastern Nigeria (in West Africa), the name IKE (meaning MIGHT or POWER) serves similar purpose as the name Mac (or Mc) amongst the Irish (Mac Cormack, McNulty, MacDonald, MacAulay etc). IKE (IKEchukwu, IKEnna, IKEm, IKEchi, IKEmefula etc). Most people (exclusively male) who bear these names are usually called IKE and it is pronounced as – [EKAY].
Over the years however, the popularisation of the American version of the name has slightly influenced the way it is pronounced in Nigeria. Nevertheless, most IKE of IBO decent will accept either pronunciation American pronunciation IYCKE or the native pronunciation EKAY.
ike_candy  9/5/2008
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I love this as a nickname for Isaac, which is one of my favorite names. Ike was what my grandpa always went by, and he was an incredible man. Though I don't know how he became known as Ike, because it is nowhere close to his given name.
JessicaMichelle  6/22/2008
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Cute and strong!
RadioFlyer  4/30/2007
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Another famous bearer was Ike Turner, a musician. He was most famously married to Tina Turner, who he worked with, and is a member of the 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame'.
msure  7/27/2006
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Mike & Ike's Candy bears this name.
― Anonymous User  7/27/2006
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Ike Broflowski, the adopted brother of Kyle Browflowski on South Park.
Hailey2006  7/5/2006
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Ike was the nickname of American President Dwight David Eisenhower; his campaign slogan was "I Like Ike." Ironically, his mother chose his birthname so he would not have a nickname. ;>)
breakofday  12/22/2005

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