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Nikki (boy)

What does Nikki mean?

Nikki Pronunciation of Nikki [nik-ki] as a name for boys (also used more commonly as girls' name Nikki) is of Greek origin, and the name Nikki means "people of victory". Nikki is an alternate spelling of Nicholas (Greek). Nikki is also a derivative of Nick (English, Greek).

Associated with: greek, victory.


Nikki has 10 variants: Nicco, Nickey, Nickie, Nicky, Nico, Niki, Nikko, Nikky, Niko and Nykko.

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

1 feminine form: Nicolette.

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

(female) Nikne, Nikva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nikki Leo (N.L.), ..

How popular is Nikki?

Nikki is an unusual given name for males. Nikki is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Nikki entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest position of #1942 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nikki name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nikki outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Nicholas (#62 via latest list), Nico (#464), Nikolai (#478), Nixon (#512), Niko (#636), Nick (#1206), Nikko (#1207), Nikita (#1696), Nils, Nickey, Nickie, Nicky, Niels and Niklas are the popular variation forms of Nikki. These forms of Nikki were popular as baby names in 1995 (adoption of 1.57%) and are now much less conventional (adoption 0.47%, 70.4%), with forms like Nick becoming somewhat dated. Nicholas is more universally found than the rest, although Nico appears to be getting popular too.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicky, Nico, Niels, Nikita, Nikko in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Niklas, Niko, Nikolai, Nils, Nixon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Erkki (see Eric), Miki, Nikhil, Ricki, Riki and Rikki. Like Nikki, these names are not commonly used.

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