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Niki (boy)

What does Niki mean?

Niki Pronunciation of Niki [ni-ki] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Niki) is of Greek origin, and the name Niki means "people of victory". Niki is an alternate spelling of Nicholas (Greek).

Associated with: greek, victory.


Niki has 5 variants: Nickey, Nickie, Nicky, Nikki and Nikky.

13 more relations via Nicholas: Nic, Nick, Nicol, Nicoli, Niels, Nik, Nikita, Niklas, Niklos, Nikolai, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.

Creative forms:
(male) Naiki, Neki, ..

(female) Nini, Nizia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Niki Cylas (N.C.), ..

How popular is Niki?

Niki is an uncommon first name for males. Niki is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Nicholas (#62 from recent data), Nikolai (#478), Nick (#1206), Nikita (#1696), Niklas, Nikki, Nils, Niels, Nickey, Nickie and Nicky are the prominent varying forms of Niki (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Nik, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Niki reached its apex in the year 1995 (adoption of 1.55%) and is now much less (adoption 0.37%, 76%). Nicholas is more widely used than the rest, though Nikolai has become trendy as well over time, while versions such as Nick have become less contemporary. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Niki is pronounced similarly to Nicco, Nico, Nikko, Niko and Nykko. Other recommended names are Erki, Loki, Miki, Nial, Niaz, Niel, Nikhil, Nile, Nuri, Ricki, Riki, Rikki and Zaki. Like Niki, these names are not frequently used.

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