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  • Records indicate that 7,688 boys in the United States have been named Mekhi since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2005, when 856 people in the U.S. were given the name Mekhi. Those people are now 11 years old.

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  • "I love the name Mekhi and I am thinking of spelling it "Makye" because it seems more phonetically correct and maybe he won't have as much trouble with others mispronouncing his name. I really like it either way. It's beautiful!" May. 22, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is m'kai drew....I loved the name & put much thought into it." Oct. 4, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi, my son is now 8 and is called Mekhi. my ex partner and I chose it at the time because it has letters from both our names. I am Kelly and he is Michael, it also means Thunder in red Indian, which does describe him well. He is a strong character who will not be reckoned with. His name does get spelt wrong and pronounced wrong but we don't mind at all. He loves his name. His full name is Mekhi Leo which he loves, and he was born in august so is a real leo too. My grandad thinks it sounds like McKai from porridge. he he x" Aug. 17, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our second son will be born any day now. At first we picked messiah but others thought that to be too powerful being Jesus's name and all so we picked mekhi instead. My husbands name is michael so having the same origin is great. :)" Jan. 8, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "When I was pregnant in 2008 and knew I was having a boy, I researched boy names. About two days before my son was born I came across the name Mekhi and loved the meaning, who is of the Lord and knew this was the right name to choose. My son Mekhi is now 4 years and he's very smart and observant and he's very quick to correct anyone who mispronounces his name and his Grandma calls him Khi for short!" Dec. 27, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Grandson is name Mekyhi, and we call him Kyhi for short. Born Sept.18,2012 early at 6 months I believe God has a purpose for him, because he is a little fighter." Oct. 7, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Son's name is Davis Mekhi, but he goes by Mekhi. We call him Khi or Khi-Khi for short. He was born 8/26/09. I got the name from the actor and did not change the spelling. I was pregnant and the movie 'Paid in Full' was on I said 'Mekhi' that's it! I always knew his first name would be Davis as his great-grandfather is named Davis (rare in the black community). His great-grandfather also goes by his middle name (Carl)." Oct. 3, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son is Mekhi Kahlil Joshua. We call him Khi or Khi Khi as many others have mentioned. It's a fantastic name and the only one his father and I agreed on." Aug. 8, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Mehki in1999. It's a very special name and he is a very specal son. I consider him to be a gentle giant who carries a lot of the attributes of God." May. 7, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Well I'm due Oct.16th and a little iffy About choosing mekhi it is different and cute. I just want to make sure this follows him through life well. I believe it will i dont know I need a nice middle name that would help it" Apr. 28, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a grandaughter named Mekhi and it a variation from her Dad's name Michael.Family and Friends call he Khi" Feb. 22, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son name is Mekhi, we call him Khi for short. I have learned that it means " One that is like God......he was born on x-mas day 1998.." Dec. 15, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 10 yr old son's name is Khalil Mehki. We also have people to misspell and mispronounce it, but we quickly correct them. He is extremely smart, and very caring. I don't know if I could have had a better son. He is a true gem!" Sep. 2, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "my 8 yr old son's name is mekhi. i hear it means love and that he his.(lovable) when we go to the doctor they always call him "mi-kee" lol.its really pronounced "mec-i". im a big fan of the actor (mekhi phiefer) so thats where i actually got "mekhi" from. i love the spelling, it looks strong and out of order on paper lol sort of like somethings wrong. i like that" Sep. 1, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "it is my sons middle name his name is izayiah makhi and i feel in love with that name" Aug. 23, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 10 yr old son's name is Mekhi. I can't believe there are others with his name.. even though I did get the idea for his name from the actor :) We call him Khi for short. He is an athlete and an artist, sweet and kind! <3" Aug. 6, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 8yr old son name is Mekhi Christopher Haskins I loved the name from the moment I heard it and once I learned the meaning it that closed the deal and he is living up to his name as a T.A.G student in a gifted and talented program and maintaining a 3.76 gpa at the end of his 2nd grade term third grade here he comes .... MEKHI" Aug. 3, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My thirteen year old son's name is Mekhi Ishmael. Funny thing is we ran into Mekhi Phifer coming out a store one day and I told him I named my son after him. He was flattered and gave my son a pound. haha." Jul. 21, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 8 year old is also Mekhi. I love the name so much and it fits him perfect. Its just says something so special as it comes out of your mouth. People eventually learn to say it. It was a great compromise for me & my husband Miguel since our child is African American & Hispanic. Miguel, Michael, Mekhi all the same." Jul. 7, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughers name is Mekhiya ..Yah is gods personal name and if Mekhi means One who is Like the Lord ..wow!" May. 11, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had my son Jan. 20, 2011 His name is Mekhi Jason (MJ). He is a great baby!!! He truly is "Like the Lord"...so far ;-)" Apr. 28, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born April 22 2011 and we knew we where going to name him Caleb but we had the hardest time finding a middle name. I didnt want to give him something practical or ordinary. I wanted something different bold and unexpected so I though of the name Mekhi because I always loved the way it sound and i considered it to be my first childs name many year before Id even got pregnant. I had a hard time trying to find the best way to spell it so I went with the way Mekhi Phiefer spells his because he is well known. So the spelling of his name would be too. I love the meaning. I love my sons whole same. Caleb Mekhi. Caleb is biblical and it means BOLD and BRAVE and Mekhi means WHO IS LIKE GOD. So my son is BOLD AND BRAVE, LIKE GOD! love it!" Apr. 24, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son name is Mekhi Collin, his dad and I love it! People tend to pronounce it as Meekey but I still love it!" Mar. 24, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 9 yr old son's name is Isaiah Mekhi.We haven't met any other kids with the name. People always ask us how to pronounce Mekhi. What's funny is, alot of people mispronounce Isaiah also and believe me he will correct them.He is my "outspoken" child..LOL" Mar. 16, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 7yrs old and his name is Mekhi and I had never heard of it before until I met a little boy in the hospital with that name and fell in love!!! I always get compliments" Feb. 17, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had never heard the name before until I saw it on a web site and had to find out how it was pronounced. I love it!" Feb. 9, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Mekhai Therone.. I love the name and it fits him perfectly. He will be 2 in March.. I love my fathead! <3!" Jan. 7, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 5 and his name is Mekhi. People do wist and turn it, we get Micky, Meekhi, Mekie. I love the name and my son does correct them when they are wrong." Jan. 1, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ma son name is Mekhi..Whn i first seen this name i jus fell in love with it..It fits him perfectly..And 2day is his 2nd BDay..Mommy <3's u stink..lolz dats his nick name or Khi!!" Dec. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Boyfriend and I couldn't agree on a name for our baby while I was pregnant in 2008. I was looking through my movies and I read the name Mehki Phieffer. I said "How about Mehki?!" he said how about "MA-khi?!" We loved it, and we spell it Mahki. We have a lot of people pronouncing it MAC-KEY, but it is a name that is uncommon, or so we thought at the time. I am surprised at just how many people are using it now a days! Its a beautiful name :)" Dec. 6, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is due November 10th we had no middle name and one day I just thought mekhi. I asked his dad and he liked it. I've always loved his name but we changed the spelling to makhai. His name is jay'lani makhai" Sep. 22, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Mekhi Allen , his dad and I love the name Mekhi coz it's unique i got the second name allen from his Dad's second name. my in- laws and my parents having hard time to pronounce it but they were able to get used to it and we have friends who love his name." Aug. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son will b 3 October 29th of this yr. His name is also Mekhi, I love the name I got the name from the actor also. I thought it was a beautiful name! His full name is Mekhi Isiah. It fits him perfect! He has a lot of nick names Khi, Meek, Micky, Khi Khi, Meek Meek. Theres a bunch of them! I love the fact that I dont know anyone with that name! These days you gotta have unique names plane names are too boring! :)" Aug. 8, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 3yrs old and his name is Mekhi Taylor. Most people call him Kai as a nickname which is easier for people to pronounce when they see it. I love the name, in hindsight I would have spelled it Mekai, for ease. We too get alot of Meckie, mostly from Indian Dr's because they prounounce the letters hi as "hee" instead of "Hi" as in hello, how are you? But either way I love it and that's all that matters :)" Aug. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 12 yrs old born in 1998 after I heard of the actor of course....We read all of the comments above,& the funniest is the Doctors calling our boys meck-ie!!! Mekhi says he loves his name. Being almost 12 his full name is Mekhi Nylan, and I love to hear how everyone loves my sons name too!!!" Jul. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 12 yrs old born in 1998 after I heard of the actor of course....We read all of the comments above,& the funniest is the Doctors calling our boys meck-ie!!! Mekhi says he loves his name. Being almost 12 his full name is Mekhi Nylan, and I love to hear how everyone loves my sons name too!!!" Jul. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name too. If i have a boy i will name him mehki because its so different also very unique. I only know the actor unfortunately with the name lol. but whatev its a sweet name" Jul. 4, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I WAS THINKING OF A NAME TO GO WITH MIKE AND SINCE MY HUSBAND HAS A JR I WANTED TO DO SOMETHING DIFFRENT BUT WHERE THE NAME HAS A MEANING AS WELL.INSTEAD OF IT BEING SPELLED MEKHI I AM GOING TO GHANGE IT TO MIKHI SO ITS GOING TO BE MIKHI DEVORE AND THEN THE LAST NAME." Jun. 13, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My boyfriend an I couldn't think of the name for our son. I thought of Mekhi Pheifer and have ALWAYS loved that name. I as well, found that the meaning of the name is "One who is Like the Lord" and we TOTALLY fell in love with the name. He is now 2 and we call him Khi- Khi! Our experience with the name is at the Dr's office. You can tell the Doctors and the nurses who aren't aware of the actor because they misprounce his name. The call him, "Meck-ie". lol" May. 8, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son will be 2 in August, and his father and I had the hardest time agreeing with names. Then one day we both thought of the name Mekhi. After looking it up, it meant who is like God, and we just loved that. So in the end our son ended up being Mekhi Xaiver." May. 4, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My youngest grandson is named Mekhi Douglas, Mekhi for one of his mother's favorite dramatic movie actors and Douglas for his Dad, but his Uncle has nicknamed him "Mickey-D" which is a humorous spin off from McDonald's which is one of his favorite hamburger haunts !" Mar. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son who is 10 months is meikhi aramis loved the name and I got it from another mom I thought it was african version of michael but now found out it is a girls austrailan name" Feb. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son after the actor 2 months before he was born I had dreamed about Mekhi Phifer so I thought it would be best" Feb. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 2 and his full name is Elijah Mekhi. I LOVE Mekhi. I too named him after Mekhi Phifer!" Feb. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Mekhi Aiden, to be born in May 2010. I've loved Aiden all along, but daddy had some time warming up to it." Feb. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've always been a fan of the name. It's really beautiful and strong. When the time comes, I plan on using it for my son." Dec. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "hello my son is due 2010 february 27th and my son came up with the name mekhi so i thought it was a nice name and said yes definetly and i'm not gonna change it" Nov. 20, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 4 and his full name is Mekhi Amir. His father picked it and i loved it. Even though his full initials are M.A.D, it dosent match his personality at all he is quite the opposite!" Nov. 3, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 4mths old & his name is Mekhi.I tried 2 come up with something close 2 my father's name which is michael and came across this beautiful name I absolutely love." Oct. 31, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son is 3 years old, i wanted something different for my son, people comment all the time how much they like his name. his full name is Mekhi Stephen Lee,,i got the name from mekhi phifer and i must say my son is just as handsome!" Oct. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Son is 18 months, his name is MIKHI Andrew, It was his name when i was like 6 months pregnant I love his name its so different, i call him Mick or khi but everyone always mispronounce it and calls him MICKEY,, My sisters name is Melissa and my lil brothers name is Kyle, So he has a little bit of both of them forever =-)" Aug. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 3 years old and his name is Mekhi Eli Hegeman. I absolutely love it. His nickname is Khi Khi, it fits him" Aug. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY SON IS 3 YRS OLD AND HIS NAME IS "MEKHI". I NAMED MY SON BECAUSE, I LOVE MEKHI PHIFER AND I WANTED HIM TO HAVE A NAME CLOSE TO MINE, WHICH IS "TAMEKA". MY SON AND I ARE BORN ON THE EXACT SAME DAY, JULY 7, 1976 & 2006, @ THE SAME TIME OF DAY, MINS APART." Aug. 12, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We loved this name and named our son Mekhi Jake Webster. We wanted something different and people usually say what a nice name. The only issue we have is about 50% of people pronouncing it wrong and saying Mekki for some reason." Jul. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son name is Makhai. I loved the name from the fist moment I heard it. Choose to spell it different, just to keep it original. I have never had anyone mispronouce his name, it sounds how it is spelled. I love the name Makhai it's just such a powerful name for a man and it truly fits my handsome son.Everyone always compliments us on it." Jul. 25, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name and the actor of course. Very different and unique had my son last october named him Mekhi. Everyone loves the name." Jun. 26, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i spell my sons name 'mekai" i love it i wanted a unique name as my first sons name is link, both of these names are very rare in australia" May. 26, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I WAS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT SOME NAMES FOR MY TWIN BOYS INSTEAD OF THE COMMON ONES (RHYMES). SO I CAME UP WITH JEREMIAH MALIK AND MEKHI JAMAL JM AND MJ.YES THEY CALL MEKHI SOMETIMES MICKEY BUT I JUST CORRECT THEM.I LOVE MEKHI PHIFER AND HIS NAME. NEVER MET ANYONE WITH THE NAME." May. 12, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my 2 1/2 y r old son is also named Mekhi(after the actor)& some people can really jack his name up.I always tell them you pronounce it the same way you spell it Mek-hi.This was the only name I had for my son & it fits him to a tee." Apr. 20, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love that name ma sons about to be 1 i spell it makye" Mar. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I spell my sons name mekai and everyone loves that name!" Mar. 19, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am the mom to a beautiful four year old, his name is Torrian Mekhi, Torrian is after his father, but we call him Mekhi! Everyone who hears his name loves it! I couldn't have picked a name better suited for my little prince! :)" Mar. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Makhi is my sons name and i love it. ots fits him so well its a strong black name that I know he'll apperciate." Feb. 20, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im 5 months preggy and im naming my son Mekhi i love the name!" Jan. 4, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am eight months pregnant and i have chosen to call my son mekhi, we got the name from the actor, i cant wait to call my son mekhi because it is so different and i know it will suit him" Dec. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY son name is also MEHKI and I love it.I feel like everyone else I was 8 months pregnant and looking at E R and you know the rest,but the crazy thing is, it took me 2 months after that to figure out it's my name and his dads first syllables in our names put together [duh]MICHELLE AND KYLE(ma-shell and khi-lee." Dec. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 10 yr old sons name is MEKHI I absolutly love the name. I got it from the actor. I think the actor is cute and my son is absolutly hansome so name fits him.." Dec. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My three year olds name is Makhi. It is pronounced (Ma-Khi). I orginally heard the name from the famous " ER" Dr. Pratt (Mekhi Pfieffer) but after researching the name I loved it! And not to mention my dad's name is Mac so he thinks it's after him." Nov. 18, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 7 year old son's name is Mekhi, Mekhi Angelo. We love the name and get compliments on it all the time. I, of course named him after my favorite actor, but his name has much meaning to me and my husband. Its a very strong, powerful name in its own right. Our son has man y friends and all of them love him so, and promounce his name correctly. We wouldn't change it for anything. Its very original, he is one of a kind at school. No one else has this name" Oct. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Mehki is the name my best friend came up with for her son and my godchild that is on the way. His grandfather and uncle both are Mike's and finding out the true meaning of the name makes it all the more appropiate for him because he WILL be a man after God's heart!" Oct. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im eight months pregnant and i decided to name my son Mekhi after the acto. i thought it was different and unique and i only met one little boy with the name. i dnt know how im going to spell it yet but if i have to put the prountiation next to it then i will because i really love the name." Oct. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My younger brother's name is Mekhi. I love his name. I helped my mom pick it out. He's only 6 so I haven't met too many other people since he was born with his name until recently. Obviously there's the actor Mekho Phifer. I am a piano instructor and this past summer one of my students/campers was named Mekhi (with the same spelling as my brother and he was the same age as my brother! What a shocker!!)" Sep. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My grandson is named mekhai he is 2yrs. Old. A real joy to the family. He is funny, pleasant, lively, alert, loving, smart, and very relational to everyone he knows individually. He has a special name for everyone he knows that he made up. He looks at eyes. If they look evil or weird he will scream or move away. He is so unusual that i needed to know what his name meant. Every bit of it fits him. I love him, his name, and how the meaning is him." Aug. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We wanted a unique name for our son and Mekhi was a name we both loved. it is mis pronounced but anyone who hears the name comments on how unusual and lovely it is. we pronounce it ma-ki." Aug. 12, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "this name is very special to me because it is the name of my son" Jul. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I spell my sons name m-e-k-a-i. I absolutely love the name. His father named him after the actor Mekhi Phifer. We both wanted to name our son after someone positive in the black community. I think it is a beautiful name." Jul. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Mehki. I came of of names to incorporate mine and my son's father's name (he wanted him to be a junior). I decided My sonıs name is Mehki (Ma-Ki). I came up with the name because I wanted to incorporate mine and his fatherıs names (though he wanted a ıjunior). The further along I got into my pregnancy, the more I realized he was destined to be Mehki. It bugs me when people mispronounce his name (Mickey, Ma-Kae, My-Ki). But then again, I too have a unique name: Kiara (Key-r-ra). I love my babyıs name and wouldnıt change it for anything. He fits him and his wonderful personality!!! LOL!" Jul. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am pregnant now with a boy and we will be naming him Mekhi. I'm not sure of the spelling though..we might spell it Makhi or Makai since it will be pronounced "Ma" and not "Me"." Jun. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my son's name. I love it. I wanted to pick a name that he would love as he grows up. I spell it MEKHI like. It does mean "Who is like the lord?" (note the ? in the meaning). It's becoming really popular and for good reason!" Apr. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i wanna call my first son Mekhi .. i like the name i keep repeatin it to myself im sure ill give him that name !" Mar. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I wanted to name my son Mekhi but my mom said when she told everyone the name at work.... they looked at her strange LOL" Mar. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is: Mekhi. I have received so many compliments on his name. It is unique and he his own identity with it. Everyone in my community knows him...not to mention that he is a very handsome young boy. It is most often mispronounce by doctor's or nurses. I pronounce it has (mey-ki). Simple. I would not change his name for the world. I have met maybe 2 or 3 other boys with that name. His teachers love to say it and he is very comfortable with his name." Jan. 30, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Mekhi and no one pronounces it correctly on the first attempt." Jan. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby's name is mehki and it is also pronounced as ma-ki alot of people already mispronounce her name and she's not even in school yet it's good to know that there are other people with the name but not so many...lol!" Oct. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "yes its true , ever since I saw the actor Mekhi Phiefer, I've been intrigued with his name...since people find it hard to pronounce, I spelled it different for my son...I spell it Makiy...I love different names...my other sons name is Makir(pronounced Ma-keer) and everybody always "wows" about their names!:O)..ps...once my Makiy started school...we found 2 more Mekhi's in the same school! lol...and 2 little girls named Mekhiah(pronounced Ma-kye-yah)...VERRRY popular name now,eh?..lol" Sep. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have met 3 people in my life with this name. Two people spell it Mekhi, but my nephew spells his name Makhi. It's really not a hard name to prounounce. It's prounouncd Ma-ki. I personally think people get thrown off because of the "k"." Aug. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Daughters name is Mekhai it derives from mekhi I say its the new tony" May. 5, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Everyone gets the spelling wrong! My 18 month old son is called Mekhi for various reasons. 1)Mekhi Phifer the actor 2)It means like God (the same as Mike)which is my name. 3)My wife is called Kelly, so Mekhi has part of both are names in it. Mekhi Leo, because his older brother wanted him to be called Leo." Mar. 1, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Mekhi. He is nine years old. My family still has trouble spelling his name correctly. They spell it Makai (my mom even had his Christmas stocking spelled wrong)and my sister spells it Mekai. Sometimes people pronounce it Meh-key. We did meet the actor Mekhi Pfieffer walking down the street one day. He gave my son a high five." Feb. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Mekhi and the meaning is Hebrew origin and means "Who is like the Lord" ..." Jan. 1, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Mekhi and the meaning is Hebrew origin and means "Who is like the Lord"" Sep. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Mekhi is my nephew's name and we never really found the meaning of it. I haven't had much experience with people pronouncing it wrong, but people often ask what it means. The last thing I heard about it was that it was an alternative to Michael." Sep. 21, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I named our son Mehki and we absolutely love it!! Yep, it gets mispronouced a lot--why would anyone think I would name my son "Mackie"...It's unique, but so fitting for his personality and good looks (I'm biased)--but he's a beauty and I can't imagine him being called anything else! We made up our own meaning by putting together the meanings of Michael and Malachi." Aug. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Thats my 8 yr old sons name and for the most part people do pronounce it correctly. Sometimes they may prounounce it as Meck-key but we pronounce it Ma-Khi. I have tried to find the meaning of his name for years but have been unsuccesful.I named him after my favorite actor Mekhi Phifer and amazingly my sons loves to act as well." Jun. 26, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVED THE NAME IT WAS ALL I COULD THINK ABOUT WHEN I FOUND OUT THAT I WAS GOING TO HAVE A BABY BOY I THINK ITS A VERY BEUTIFUL NAME AND SPEACIAL JUST RIGHT FOR MY ADORED SON" Jun. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter name is Mekhia, I loved the name so much for a boy I had to name my daughter it I love it I think it pretty and unique but I can't find the meaning of it please if u have any info about it email me at mekhia05@aol.com" May. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My little boy is called Mekhi, and it means god of thunder in red indian" May. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Mekhi, although not many people I know what me to name my baby that I also know someone who has that name and they spell it Meakaih, I really love the name and I am gonna stick with it, I aswell cannot find the name anywere in baby books or online this was the only place I found it, I would love to know the meaning and where it came from." May. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Mekhi he was born dec 1st 2003 in montreal canada. And it took me a while but i found the meaning of his name and it means profit of God." May. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I did name my son Mekhi. I love it and we have had many compliments of the name. I was never able to find the meaning. I just loved it so much that I went with it. Would love to find out what it means if possible." Mar. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY FAV. ACTORS NAME IS MEKHI AND I LOVE THAT NAME I WILL NAME MY SON MEKHI WHATS THE MEANING????" Feb. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I want to name my baby Mekhi, aswell but i really want to know the meaning, and i cant find it anywhere.It drives me nuts. The correct way to spell it i think is Mekhi and pronounced mek-hi easily. i love the name its beautifal." Jun. 28, 2005: Report as inappropriate

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  • "My sons name is Eddie Mekhi. We use Mekhi as his first name. He is smart strong willed sensitive loving kid that at the age of 10 is just discovering his love for sports. What a joy it is to be around him and see him develop. And he loves the Lord, amen!!" Jan. 29, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have been exploring for a litlte for any high-quality articles or blog posts on this sort of area . Exploring in Yahoo I at last stumbled upon this website. Reading this information So iim happy to convey that I have a very good uncanny feeling I discovered exactly what I needed. I most certainly will make certain to donit forget this site and give it a glance on a constant basis." Jun. 17, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Mekhi I'm a female and I'm 20. My mom wanted to name me something that sounded different. I love my name I just hate the trouble some people have saying it. But I'm sure it'll be pretty comon in the next few years." Jan. 24, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Mekhi David. My name is Michael David, i wanted him to have a similar name but not (Michael Jr) to typical. I believe it is a strong name, different and biblical from Malakai/Michael." Oct. 15, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I want to Name one of my twins, the boy of course. Since Kayla is a girl, I wanted to switch it Mehki to an "A" but I hate it ugh help lol" Sep. 12, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a 4yr old daughter name mekhiya and I got her name from the actor mekhi phifer i jus add the ya Im jus head over heals for that guy (lol)" Aug. 5, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Absolutely love the name Mekhi after compromising we named our son Justin Mekhi only because at the time we couldn't find the meaning of Mekhi(2002)" Aug. 4, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name mekhi but I spelled my son name different its Michiah I wanted to get it close to his father name which is michael" May. 7, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 9yo's name is Mekhi Terelle....I have always liked the name Kai and wanted to name him that but then my cousin suggested I add something to it and we came up with Mekhi (I spelled it like the actor's name). We call him Khi for short. He is an amazing student and talented artist. Before I named him that I had only heard of the actor with that name. Now it seems to be becoming more n more popular...lol" May. 6, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "The geinus store called, they're running out of you." Dec. 13, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son will be turning 5 in october and Yes I truly did name him Mekhi after the actor. It fits his loving and witty personality. I love when we are in public and I saw his name out loud people are like that is such a nice name for a handsome little boy. I also love the his middle name I chose to acompany his first name. It is Mekhi Samar. He is truly a blessing to me and I can't believe he will be 5 in a month from today. Kudos to all the Mekhi's it takes a cool person and creative parent to have a Mekhi part of their lives." Sep. 24, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 7 year old son's name is Mekhi Isaiah and we call him "Khi" for short...when I was pregnant with him and I researched the meaning of the name, I had to have it." Jul. 25, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is due September 14 and I'm naming him Mekhi Jerron. His father wanted him to be a junior but I fell in love with the name mekhi when I was a little girl, named all my boy baby dolls Mekhi, and always said that'd be my first sons name and I get my way Lol. But i'm being fair, he has his fathers middle and last name so he's a partial Junior (:" May. 15, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE THE NAME "MEKHI" I KNEW IT WAS A VARIATION OF MICHAEL... AND I LOVED MICHAEL FROM THE BIBLE (1 OF THE ANGELS!)WE NAMED NAMED OUR 8 YEAR OLD SON MEKHI SPELLED "MKHI" HE LOVES IT AND SO DO WE!!! WE CALL HIM "KI" AS WELL! ALTHOU, I LOVE THE ACTOR TOO.. OUR DAUGHTER WAS 2 AND SHE CAME HOME AND SAID, "THE BABY IN YOUR TUMMY IS A BOY, AND WE SHOULD CALL HIM "MKHI!" SO WE DID!" Apr. 19, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 9yrs old and his name is Mekhi. I think it is a great name. Many of his teachers pronounce it as Mekiyah or Meekey. He corrects them everytime." Mar. 25, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "my brothers name is mekhi not many people pronounce it wrong but when they do they say MA-khi wow dose he get upset his name was inspierd by mekhi phifer" Dec. 18, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My mom came up with the idea to name my daughter MeKhi but we wanted to come up with a different way to spell it, so on Aug. 26, 2010 I had my little girl and I named her McKhi Jaxson. Jaxson came from her dad's last name and we wanted to alson spell that in a cool way since she has my last name. Her nicknames are MJ and Khi." Nov. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "WIll be naming my son Chase Mekhi. His dad's name is Chauncey so I wanted to stick with the letter C. I also don't any black boys with that name (so I wanted to be different). Mekhi I always loved and both his father and I middle initial is M." Oct. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby name is Mekhi Rashad loved it from the first time i heard it.Rashad is from his uncle and R comes from his mother and M stands for the dad name." Sep. 24, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Mekhi Siomne Marie. I know that is a boys name but I though that it would be different if a little girl had that name. And yes it too name her after the actor Mekhi Phiefer. She loves her name and is quick to correct someone if they pronounce her name incorrectly. She is the apple of her momma's eye. And like the name she is beautiful and strong." Sep. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son name is Mehki Akeem he will be six. I didn't want him to be a Jr his father name is Malik but I wanted him to have the same initials. People mispronounce his name all the time but I love the name & it fits my baby so well." Aug. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Mjy son will be 13, Oct 7, I spell his name Mickai because Its different and I am head over heals for Mekhi P..." Aug. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Mekhi comes from the name Micah which means " one who is like God"" Jun. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 5 years old and i named him Mekhi after Mekhi Pheifer i was pregnant a looking overa baby name book and a commercial for the tv premiere of 8mile came on and i just stuck with mekhi i dont regret it it fit him his name is some what odd i love it im going to name all my children names starting with the letter M. we call him pumba as his nickname." Mar. 31, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is twelve years old and his name is Mekkhi Christion, and he is the love of my life..my only son. I named him after Mr. Pheifer also. The name was so strong and masculine. There was no other name that I would have considered. I love his name. In fact, he's the only one in his whole school with that name and the only person I know personally. I wanted him to stand out and be an individual. What better way than with a name so distinct. Now the only other name that I would have wieghed next to it would be Barak." Mar. 29, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "welll my bestfrienddd dnamee is mekhiii...and heee sexyyy jus sayonnnn..iwana doo himmm :)" Mar. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Mekhi-Jackson. Mekhi I derived from the name Mordecai (Queen esthers uncle in the bible and but had always intended to shorten it. At first I shortened it like "M'Cai" (Mordecai) but then saw Mekhi Phifer and thought that the spelling was beautiful. Jackon came from MICHAEL JACKSONwho passed three weeks after my Son was born. So he too now is MJ :)" Feb. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is also named Mekhi Anthony and he is 6 1/2. He is mixed black and white and his father and I thought the name was as strong and unique as we knew he would be! Older people generally mispronounce his name saying it "Ma-kie-ya"... annoying, I know." Feb. 24, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 3 years old. I named him Mekhi Anthony and I love it because it is such a strong and unique name." Dec. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born in 2001 and I named him Mekhi afer Mekhi Phifer. I needed a M name because myself and siblings are all M's. So are my nephews and nieces. I have a friend who copied me and named her son Mekhi too. Looks like I thought of it first :)" Dec. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My nephew was born on my birthday so as a gift, my sister let me name him. His name is Mekhi Amri Devon. Best b-day gift ever." Nov. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 4 years old and his name is Mekhi Alante' I just love the name Mekhi. When I had him in 2004 I didn't know any children with the name. Now there are so many." Nov. 25, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my grandson is called Mekhi we live in scotland and ive not heard of anyone with the same name here his brother and sister call him khi" Nov. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby is ten months old and hiS name is Mekhi Aiden Bayton I adore my sons Name but the only thing I can't stand is that it rhymes his godmother calls him "mekhi ate bacon" .funny huh" Oct. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I spell my son's name MEKHAI every loves him. For short we call him Khai Khai.." Oct. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "When I was pregnant I was advised I was having a boy. So I choose the name Mekhi. Guess what? I had a girl and I named her Mekhi except pernounce it Me-khi." Sep. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm eight months pregnant and have big plans on naming my son mekhi he will be here october fifth" Aug. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 3 years and everyone say is name is unusual before I was pregnant I said that is name for my son. Some people call him Mickey but is name is Mekhi Palmer." Jul. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Khodi Mekhi. His first name is actually mispronounced more than Mekhi is. Khodi is pronounced like "Cody" I love the name Mekhi because it has such a strong presence on paper, it is truly regal." Jul. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hello, my 3 year old son is name Mehki Meshawn...and I just love his name...some people pronounce it wrong but I wouldn't have named him anything other." Jun. 26, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is due in July and his name will be Mekhi i love the name........" Apr. 3, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our Mekhi often gets his name pronounced wrong, and an uncle asked me if it is even a name or just some sounds we put together. He will be 2 soon, and I am proud of his name and don't regret it." Feb. 25, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is mekhi, i fell in love with it as soon as i heard it. The only problem is, when reading his name people often pronounce it meh-key. Kinda like mickey. He probably won't appreciate that part of it when he gets older, and starts school, but i know as he gets older he'll love the name as much as i do." Feb. 22, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi I have a son and his name is MAHKI, I really love this name because it's a little common but at the same time it's unique to many people." Aug. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi, I am having a baby boy in Nov 2008 and this name I like alot ,so looked up the meaning and found this site. I am glad it means something Godly." Jul. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have met 3 people in my life with this name. Two people spell it Mekhi, but my nephew spells his name Makhi. It's really not a hard name to prounounce. It's prounouncd Ma-ki. I personally think people get thrown off because of the "k"." Aug. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "yes they say macey, mick khi I pronounce it Ma' Khi" Oct. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My partner & I named our first son 'Mekhi' however we spelt it Mikae. I have once seen a meaning & origin which said it was a Hebrew name & had a religious meaning to it. I believe it's pronounced Me-ky (rhyme with sky)" Mar. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "The name Mekhi means inspirational king, or loving leader." Mar. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Funny I just had the birth of my grandson and my daughter named him Mekhi.. There isn't much on the name with the exception of Mehki Pfifer the actor.... Malachi was a prophet however this isn't the same name...." Jan. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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