What does Nico mean?
Nico /nico/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Nico) is of Greek origin. Short form of the Nico- names.
Affiliated boy name: Nick.Kreatif forms: Naco, Neco, Noco. [more]
How popular is Nico?
Nico is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#64385 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Nico for boys. Nico was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #456 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Nico and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Nico (#456 last year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Nick and Niko (#617 last year). Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in the year 1990 (usage of 0.3117%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.309%, ▼0.9%), but with the form Nick becoming less fashionable. Nico (#456) and Niko (#617) are two of the more chic baby names in this compilation, and there is also a resurgence in baby name usage for Niko. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Nico▲ is alike in pronunciation to Nicco, Nicky▼, Niki and Nikko. Other recommended similar baby names are Fico, Niaz, Nic, Nicol, Nik and Rico▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nico.