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What does Nik mean?

Nik Pronunciation of Nik [nik] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and Nik means "people of victory". Nik is a variant form of Nicholas (Greek).

Associated with: greek, victory.

Variations

Nik has 2 variants: Nic and Nick.

14 more related forms via Nicholas: Nickey, Nickie, Nicky, Nicol, Niels, Niki, Nikita, Nikki, Nikky, Niklas, Niklos, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.

Creative forms:
(male) Neik, Nek, ..

(female) Ni, Nine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nik Gabriel (N.G.), ..

How popular is Nik?

Nik is an unusual given name for men. Nik is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Nik (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 are Nicholas (#62 in 2015), Nick (#1206), Nikita (#1696), Nikki, Nils, Niklas, Nicky, Nickey, Nickie and Niels. Adoption of these relations of Nik reached its highest in the year 1995 (usage of 1.5%) and has become significantly reduced since (usage 0.3%, 78% less). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Nik is pronounced similarly to Noak. Other recommended names are Niko and Rik. Like Nik, these names are not frequently used.

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