The name Ike is of American origin and means "He Will Laugh." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
Short form of the name Isaac or Dwight. "I Like Ike" was the famous presidential campaign slogan for Dwight D. Eisenhower. Ike Turner, musician. Ike Barinholtz, actor/comedian.