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What does Nic mean?

Nic Pronunciation of Nic as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Nic) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Nic is "people of victory". Nic is an alternate form of Nicholas (Greek).

ASSOCIATED WITH Ni-, greek, victory



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA NICHOLAS Nichol, Nickey, Nickie, Nicky, Nicol, Nicola, Nicoli, Nicoll, Nicolo, Niels, Niki, Nikki, Nikky, Nikos, Nilos, Nils



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How popular is Nic?

Nic is an unusual first name for men. Nic is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Nicholas (#62 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Nick (#1206), Nickey, Nickie, Nicky, Nicola, Niels, Nikki and Nils are the popular related forms of Nic (UNLISTED) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Nic were favored by parents in 1995 (ADOPTION OF 1.5%) and have become significantly less conventional since (ADOPTION 0.3%, 78%), with forms such as Nick becoming less trendy. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nick, Nickey, Nickie, Nicky in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicola, Niels, Nikki, Nils in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nils outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nic is pronounced similarly to Noak. Other recommended sound-alike names are Nico, Ric and Vic. Like Nic, these names are not commonly used.

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