Makis is a male Greek name commonly used in Greece. Makis is actually a nickname, diminutive of certain main male names, such as Thomas, Efthymis, Asimakis and more.
In Greece it is quite common to see male names in -akis, such as Sakis or Takis, because the suffix -akis means “the little one” and is mostly used in a tender way.
Sound of name Makis: Má -kees
Female Version of name Makis: N/A
Nameday of Makis: depends on the nameday of its main name
Origin of name Makis
Name Makis is, as mentioned earlier, a diminutive name, deriving from certain other Greek male names. Hence, if you meet a man whose name is Makis, you need to ask him what is his main male name, so as to know when his nameday is, and what his name means.