Ike Family History
Ike Name Meaning
Dutch and German: variant of Icke . Americanized form of German Eich or Eick . West African (Nigeria): Igbo name from a short form of a personal name such as Ikechukwu which is interpreted as ‘power of God’ (see Chukwu ). Japanese (pronounced as two syllables): written 池 ‘lake’. This name is not common in the main Japanese islands and is found mostly in the Ryūkyū Islands. The word ike is more usually found in compound names such as Ikeda . The name is listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku phonetically as 伊気.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press