What does Nicky mean?
Nicky /nic-ky/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Nicky) is of Greek and English origin, and the name Nicky means "people of victory". Nicky is a version of Nicholas (Greek). Nicky is also a variant of Nick (English, Greek).
How popular is Nicky?
Nicky is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1151 out of 1220, Top 94%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Nicky for boys. Nicky was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #579 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Prominent variation forms of Nicky are Nicholas (#57 a year ago), Nick, Nico (#456), Nicola, Nikko, Niko (#617), Nils and Nixon (#587). These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2013 (usage of 0.2539%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.2537%, down 0.1%), but with the versions Nick and Nicky becoming less trendy. Nico (#456), Niko (#617) and Nixon (#587) are three of the more trendy boy names among these, and there is also a rekindling in birth name popularity for Niko. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Nicky and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)