What does Nikki mean?
Nikki [nik-ki] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Nikki) is pronounced NIH-kee. It is of English origin. Short form of Nicole. Nic- and Nik- variants are used in many cultures. Nikki (NEE-kee) is also a Japanese surname probably meaning "two trees".
Affiliated girl name: Nicolette.
1 masculine form: Nick.Creative forms:
(female) Neki, Noaki, ..
(male) Nikcio, Nikkos, .. Middle name pairings:
Nikki Nechama (N.N.), ..
How popular is Nikki?
Nikki is a very popular first name for women (#540 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Nikki entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #245 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is presently at #1609. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Nicki, Nickie, Nicol, Nicole (#152 from current records), Nicolette (#1677), Niki, Nikia, Nikita, Nikole and Nykia are the prominent alternative forms of Nikki (#1609 from current records). These relations of Nikki were favored by parents 4 decades ago (average #1034) and are now much less common (#1767, 92% less usage), with forms like Nicole becoming less stylish.
Nikki▼ is pronounced similarly to Nakia▼, Neka, Nika and Nike. Other suggested similar names are Bekki, Kiki, Micki, Miki, Mikki, Ricki, Riki, Rikki▼, Vicki▼, Viki and Vikki. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nikki.See names in meaning and etymology.