What does Nikki mean?
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).
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)
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.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Erkki (see Eric), Miki, Nikhil, Ricki, Riki and Rikki. Like Nikki, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.