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Niki (boy)

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What 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.

Associated with: greek, victory.


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:
(male) Naiki, Neki, ..

(female) Nikina, Nini, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of Niki and associated names. Nicholas (#57 from recent data), Nikolai (#536), Nick (#1182), Nikita (#1589), 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 0.39%, 74.6%). 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, 2014)

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.