What does Niki mean?
Niki [ni-ki] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Niki) is a Greek and English name, and the meaning of the name Niki is "people of victory". Niki is an alternate form of Nicole (Greek): from Nikola. Niki is also a form of Nikki (English).
(female) Naki, Neiki, ..
(male) Nibi, Nini, .. Middle name pairings:
Niki Briana (N.B.), ..
How popular is Niki?
Niki is a very prominent first name for females (#1423 out of 4276, Top 33%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Niki entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #773 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Nicki, Nickie, Nicol, Nicole (#152 via latest list), Nikia, Nikita, Nikki (#1609), Nikole and Nykia are the prominent related forms of Niki. Other variants, like Nicky, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Niki was more pronounced among parents 4 decades ago (usage of 1.8%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.1%, ▼92%), with forms such as Nikita becoming less stylish.
Niki is pronounced similarly to Nakia▼, Neka, Nika and Nike. Other recommended names are Aki, Aliki, Anki, Beki, Keiki, Kiki, Micki, Miki, Mikki, Nani, Nari, Nedi, Nesi, Neti, Nia▲, Niah, Nibia, Nidia, Nila, Nina, Nira, Nirit, Nis, Nita▼, Nix, Nixe, Nixie, Noni, Ricki, Riki, Rikki▼, Soki, Vicki▼, Viki and Vikki. These names tend to be less frequently used than Niki.See names in meaning and etymology.