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What does Nikos mean?

Nikos Pronunciation of Nikos [nikos] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and Nikos means "people of victory". Nikos is an alternate form of Nicholas (Greek). Nikos is also a form of Nick (English, Greek). Nikos is also used as a form of Nico (Greek).

Associated with: greek, victory.


Nikos has 1 variant: Nicos.

39 more relations via Nicholas, Nick, Nico: Nic, Nicco, Nichol, Nichols, Nickey, Nickie, Nicklas, Nickolas, Nickson, Nicky, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolas, Nicoli, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicolls, Nicolo, Niels, Nik, Niki, Nikita, Nikki, Nikko, Nikkolas, Nikky, Niklaas, Niklas, Niklos, Niko, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nikolay, Nikolos, Nilos, Nils, Nixon and Nykko.

Creative forms:
(male) Nekos, Nickos, ..

(female) Nimis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nikos Adolfo (N.A.), ..

How popular is Nikos?

Nikos is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Nikos is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Nikos (outside Top 2000) are Nicholas (#62 via latest list), Nichols, Nick (#1206), Nickey, Nickie, Nicklas, Nickolas (#727), Nicky, Nico (#464), Nicola, Nicolas (#202), Niels, Nikita (#1696), Nikki, Nikko (#1207), Niklas, Niko (#636), Nikolai (#478), Nikolas (#566), Nikolaus, Nils and Nixon (#512). Other forms, like Nic, are uncommon. These relations of Nikos were popular 20 years ago (median #1388) and have become significantly less popular since (#1352, 65.3%), with forms such as Nicholas becoming less trendy. The most fashionable boy names here are Nico, Nicolas, Niko, Nikolai and Nixon. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicklas, Nickolas, Nicky, Nico, Nicola in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicolas, Niels, Nikita, Nikki, Nikko in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Niklas, Niko, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nikolaus in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dimos, Linos, Mikhos, Minos, Niles and Titos. Like Nikos, these names are not frequently used.

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