What does Coco mean?
Coco /co-co/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced KO-ko. It is of French origin. Diminutive of Nicolette and names starting with Co-, though use of this fashionable name is mostly in reference to Gabrielle Coco Chanel, who got her nickname from a song she sang when she worked in a cabaret. Name of Courteney Cox's baby daughter.
Affiliated girl name: Colette.
How popular is Coco?
Coco is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9506 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Coco and affiliated names. Colette (#522 last year) and Nicolette are the prominent alternative forms of Coco (unlisted). These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 1993 (usage of 0.3365%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.239%, 29% less), with the form Nicolette becoming less trendy. Colette (#522) is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation, and there is a rebound in birth name popularity for this name. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)