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pinWhat does Niki mean?

Niki /ni-ki/ [2 sylls.] 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 26 more relations via Nicholas: Cole, Colin, Nic, Nichol, Nick, Nicklas, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicoli, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicolo, Niels, Nik, Nikita, Niklaas, Niklas, Niklos, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nikolay, Nikolos, 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 last year), Cole (#116), Colin (#140), Nikolai (#536), Nikolas (#563), Nils, Nicky, Nick, Nicola and Niklas are the prominent varying forms of Niki (not in Top 1000). Forms like Nicolo are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in the year 1999 (usage of 0.3705%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.3588%, 3.2%), but with the versions Nick and Nicky becoming less in vogue. Nikolai (#536), Colin (#140), Cole (#116) and Nikolas (#563) are four of the more contemporarily stylish boy names among these, with Colin enjoying a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cole, Colin, Nicholas, Nick, Nicky in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicola, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nils in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Niki is pronounced similarly to Nico, Nikko and Niko. Other recommended similar baby names are Miki, Niaz and Riki. Like Niki, these names are not frequently used.