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What does Nikko mean?

Nikko Pronunciation of Nikko [nikko] as a name for boys. The name Nikko means "people of victory". Nikko is an alternate spelling of Nick (English, Greek): short variant of Nicholas.

Associated with: victory.


Nikko has 6 variants: Nicco, Nicky, Nico, Nikki, Niko and Nykko.

3 more alternative forms via Nick: Nickson, Nikos and Nixon.

Creative forms:
(male) Naiko, Nisko, ..

(female) Nikkol, Nikla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nikko Caspian (N.C.), ..

How popular is Nikko?

Nikko is an uncommon first name for men. Nikko is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Nikko entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #866 in the U.S. in 1991, and is currently at #1207. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Nikko (#1207 last year) listed in the Top 2000 are Nico (#464 last year), Nixon (#512), Niko (#636), Nick (#1206), Nikki and Nicky. Usage of these forms of Nikko was at its apex in 2015 (median #1146), except for the version Nick which has fallen out of fashion. Nixon, Nico and Niko are three of the more chic birth names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nikko, Nick, Nicky, Nico, Nikki in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nikko and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nikko is pronounced similarly to Nickey, Nickie, Niki and Nikky. Other suggested similar names are Miko, Mirko, Nik and Niklos. Like Nikko, these names are not frequently used.

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