Mieke

Meaning and origin

Mieke is a Dutch girl name. The meaning of the name is Bitter.



Where is it used?

The name Mieke is mainly used in Dutch.

How do they say it elsewhere?

Mariya (In Russian)
Maaria (In Finnish)
Mary (In English and in the bible)
Mariah (In English)
Marja (In Dutch and in Finnish)


In combination with other names:

In Spanish: Marisol (F)
In Italian: Mariangela (F)
In English: Mariabella (F)


If it's too long people might use

In German and in English: Ria


See also

In Spanish: Marita (F)
In Spanish: Maritza (F)
In Italian, Portuguese, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Greek, Polish, Romanian and in English: Maria (F)
In Italian: Mariella (F)
In Italian: Mimi (F)
In Italian: Marietta (F)
In German, Scandinavian and in Polish: Maja (F)
In German: Meike (F)
In German: Mitzi (F)
In Frisian, German and in Dutch: Maike (F)
In French: Mariette (F)
In Danish and in Swedish: Mia (F)

What Mieke`s say about their name

The best thing about the name Mieke:
There are lots of ways to make nicknames like Miekie mouse, mieksie, mix, mixi ect

The worst thing about the name:
People always pronounce my name as Mike

If my name wasn`t Mieke....:
Then my parents would've given me some horrid name like Ansoemalie

Extra information:
Mieke is the name of the girl Scotty travels half way around the world to meet in the movie Euro Trip

The best thing about the name Mieke:
It is awesome and VERY unique I also love the meaning!

The worst thing about the name:
In my country (South Africa)there are lots of different spellings like Mhieke and Meacke so people also ask you what spelling of Mieke!

If my name wasn`t Mieke....:
I would not be living today

Extra information:
i am proud to be a Mieke!!!!

The best thing about the name Mieke:
it is so unique! i think i know one of one other person named the same. and people here love my name too. so do i. im so lucky!

The worst thing about the name:
theres this kid in my class called mike so teachers always confuse us.

Extra information:
miekes hate when you call them mike

The best thing about the name Mieke:
It is so unique!

The worst thing about the name:
When people spell it wrong.. but oh well

If my name wasn`t Mieke....:
hmmm, maybe malika which my parents also considered

The best thing about the name Mieke:
I love the meaning :who is like God.

The worst thing about the name:
The meaning 'BITTER' and people say and spell it wrong!

If my name wasn`t Mieke....:
I CRY!!!!!

Extra information:
I am glad the South Africans spell it right! I LOVE ALL THE MIEKES AND BLESSINGS TO ALL THE MIEKES.

The best thing about the name Mieke:
It is not a common name it is unique and most of the time people say and spell it right. I LOVE THE NAME 'MIEKE'!!!

The worst thing about the name:
I live in South-Africa and we talk afrikaans. My name is Mieke but there is another girl in my class witch name is Mika.You say them different, but the kids often spell my name Mike without the 'e' because i am in a new school and the other girl was before me in that school so they're used to spelling Mika without the 'e' after the 'i' and now they spell my name Mike instead of Mieke

If my name wasn`t Mieke....:
if my name wasn't Mieke, then it wasn't. But i love the name Mieke and i will always.

Extra information:
I LOVE THE NAME MIEKE!!! ;D

The best thing about the name Mieke:
Its just absolutely stunning!

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing!

If my name wasn`t Mieke....:
No such thing! Mieke it is!

Extra information:
Mieke is so precious!! So glad to know the name!

The best thing about the name Mieke:
It's unique and everyone always compliments it!

The worst thing about the name:
People say it wrong ALL the time eg doctors!

If my name wasn`t Mieke....:
It would be Lucy... How boring!

Extra information:
I love my name but I now spell it Mieka.. It's a lot easier to understand!

The best thing about the name Mieke:
Well it's unique and every one loves it

The worst thing about the name:
People say it and write it wrong ALL the time

If my name wasn`t Mieke....:
I would be called leona! Hahaha

The best thing about the name Mieke:
origin: hebrew - who is like God : meaning: respectful and beloved

The best thing about the name Mieke:
It's one of those words toddlers pick up easily and enjoy saying.

The worst thing about the name:
If I want anyone in the English-speaking world to pronounce it marginally coherently, I have to spell it 'Mecca'.

If my name wasn`t Mieke....:
I would not have become the holy city on paper.

Extra information:
I'm not particularly happy about the meaning being 'bitter'. Didn't know that until now.

The best thing about the name Mieke:
one of a kind

The worst thing about the name:
English people seem to read miekie (don't know why?) or seem to think it's suppose to be Mike (wtf?)

If my name wasn`t Mieke....:
it would be....MIEKE =)

Extra information:
please NEVER say Mike to a Mieke

The best thing about the name Mieke:
Its unique, very few people have it so lots of people remember my name.

The worst thing about the name:
Some people think I am boy, they think it is Mike mispelled

Extra information:
I love being a Mieke, always have always will!

More `Mieke` links

Mieke as abbreviation
Actors named Mieke
Mieke in the encyclopedia