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Nico (girl)

What does Nico mean?

Nico Pronunciation of Nico [nico] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Nico) has its root in Greek, and the name Nico means "people of victory". Nico is an alternate form of Nicole (Greek): from Nikola.

Associated with: greek, victory.


Nico has 8 variants: Nicky, Nickye, Niki, Nikia, Nikki, Nikky, Niko and Nykia.

17 more alternative forms via Nicole: Necole, Nic, Niccole, Niceole, Nichol, Nichole, Nicia, Nickol, Nickole, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolet, Nicolle, Nikol, Nikola, Nikole and Nycole.

Creative forms:
(female) Nini, Nite, ..

(male) Nibo, Nine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nico Elyssa (N.E.), ..

How popular is Nico?

Nico is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#64385 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Nicole (#152 in recent rankings), Nikki (#1609), Nichole (#1840), Nykia, Niki, Nikia, Nikole, Nicolle, Nicola, Niccole, Nichol, Nickole, Nicol and Necole are the popular varying forms of Nico (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Nicky, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Nico was common in the 1980s (median #1208) and is now much less (#1828, 92.3%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Necole, Niccole, Nichol, Nichole, Nickole in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicol, Nicola, Nicole, Nicolle, Niki in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nikia, Nikki, Nikole, Nykia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicola, Nicole outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nico is alike in pronunciation to Neka, Nicki, Nickie, Nika and Nike. Other recommended names are Coco, Neck, Nia, Niah, Nicci, Nila, Nina, Ninon, Ninor, Nira, Nis, Nita, Nix and Nixe. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nico.

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