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pinWhat does Niki mean?

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) with the suffix -ki.


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

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

Kreatif forms: Neki, Noki, Nyki. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Niki and associated names. Nicholas (#57 from recent data), Nikolai (#536), Nils, Nicky, Nick and Niklas are the prominent varying forms of Niki (not in Top 1000). Other forms, like Nilos, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Niki reached its apex during the years 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.33%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.235%, 28.9%). Nicholas is more widely used than the rest, though Nikolai has become trendy as well over time, while Nick and Nicky have become less contemporary. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nick, Nicky, Nikolai, Nils in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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