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Girl Names Starting with Ni-

Ni- baby names and what they mean, with 49 results. Ni- names are used more often as feminine names. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during 1980-1989 (USAGE OF 1.65%) and is now much diminished (USAGE 0.2%, 88%), with names such as Nichole becoming somewhat dated. Nia (#474) is the most trendy girl name in this list, while Nida (TOP 13%) and Nipp (18%) are conventional Ni- surnames. Here is the list of Ni- names for boys.

Ni- names

Nia - Nila | Nila - Nita | Nita - Nixie

Nia - Nila

Nia and variants

Nia, var. Niah
Root fr. Gaelic, Swahili languages. "Lustrous; goal, purpose." Nia is a Top 2000 baby name.

Form of Naida. Source fr. Greek word. "Water nymph." Niara is a moderately common kid's name. See also Neda.

.. home of the famous waterfall. Rare. Compare Niagara with popular surnames Nuara (TOP 76%), Nawara (47%), which also end with -ara.

Nichelle and variants

Nichelle, var. Nishelle, Nishell, Nichele
Derived fr. American. .. Blend of Nicole and Michelle. Nichelle is a prevalent (UPPER 49%) women's name, whereas Nichele, Nishell and Nishelle are irregularly used.

Nicia1, var. Nicija
Short form of nice names such .. Necia and Neicia are creative variations.

Nicola and variants

Nicola1, var. Nikola1, Nickola, Nichola, Niccola
Source fr. Greek language. "People of victory." Nicola is commonly used as a children's name among these versions.

Nicole and variants

Nicole, var. Niquolle, Niquole, Nikolia, Nikole1, Nikoleta, Nikoletta, Nikole2, Nikola2, Nikol, Nikky1, Niko, Nikkole, Nikki1, Nikita1, Niki1, Nikia1, Nicolle, Nicoline1, Nicolina, Nicolet, Nicolette1, Nicolasa, Nicola2, Nicol, Nickye, Nico, Nicky1, Nickole, Nickol, Nicholle, Nicia2, Nichole, Nichol, Niceole, Nic, Niccole
Based on Greek element. "People of victory." Niccole, Nichol, Nichole, Nicholle, Nickole, Nicky, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolasa, Nicole, Nicolette, Nicolina, Nicolle, Niki, Nikia, Nikita, Nikki and Nikole are more familiar as baby names among these variations.

Nicolyne1, Nicoline2, Nicolene1, Nicoleen
Var. of Coline. Stems fr. Greek element. "People of victory." Unique. Nicolene (compare Natalene, Nellene) has the unusual -ene suffix.

Nicolette and variants

Nicolette2, var. Nicollette, Nicoletta
Stems fr. French word. .. See also Nikita and Nikki. Nicoletta and forms were favored 3 decades ago and have become less widespread, with Nicolette becoming less in vogue.

Nicoline3, var. Nika1, Nicolyne2, Nicolyn, Nikolene, Nicolene2
Derivative of Greek element. "People of victory." Nicoline, Nicolyn, etc. are hardly found as female names, and Nika appears frequently (TOP 56%) as a last name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ni- names: Nia, Niccole, Nichelle, Nichol, Nichole

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ni- names: Nicholle, Nicki, Nickie, Nickole, Nicol

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ni- names: Nicola, Nicolasa, Nicole, Nicoletta, Nicolette

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ni- names: Nicolina, Nicolle, Nicollette, Nidia, Niesha

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ni- names: Niki, Nikia, Nikita, Nikki, Nikole, Nila

Nicosia, var. Nicotia
.. capital city of Cyprus. Nicosia and Nicotia were not Top birth names in 2018.


Form of Nydia. Root fr. Latin element. "Nest." Nidia is commonplace as a girls' name among the forms of Nydia. See also Nicia.

Nidia2, var. Nibia
From Spanish, Greek. "Gracious." Nidia is commonplace (TOP 40%) as a women's name, while Nibia is intermittently used.


Form of Aisha. Stems fr. Arabic element. "Alive and well." Used somewhat widely as a birth name, Niesha is comparable to the familiar Nisha. See also Neesha.

Form of Neva. Source fr. Latin language. "Snow." Compare last names Nives (UPPER 61%), Nieve (57%).

Nike, var. Nika2
Stems fr. Greek language. "Victory." Nika and Nike are unusual first names, and Nika appears commonly (UPPER 56%) as a last name.

Nikita and variants

Nikita2, var. Niquita, Nikeeta, Nickita
Stems fr. Greek. "Unconquered." Usage of Nikita as a children's name has diminished circa 1997.

Nikki and variants

Nikki2, var. Nikky2, Nikkie, Nikkey, Nikita3, Niki2, Nikia2, Nicky2, Nickie, Nicki, Nicci
Source fr. English language. .. Nic and Nik variants are used .. Usage of Nikki, Nikita, etc. as birth names in 2018 was 100% less than a decade ago.


Form of Nelia. Stems fr. Latin. "Horn." Usage of Nila as a girls' name in 2018 was down 6.8% compared to the year before. See also Dila.

Var. of Cornelia. Based on Latin word. "Horn." Used frequently as a girls' name, Nila is similar to the popular Nia. See also Neila.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ni- names for girls.

1. Nia - Nila
Nia [Niah], Naida [Niada], Niagara, Nichelle [Nichele, Nishell, Nishelle], Nicia [Nicija], Nicola [Nikola, Nickola, Nichola, Niccola], Nicole [Nikole, Niquole, Nikolia, Niquolle, Nikoleta, Nikoletta, ..], Coline [Nicolyne, Nicoline, Nicolene, Nicoleen], Nicolette [Nicoletta, Nicollette], Nicoline [Nika, Nicolyn, Nicolyne, Nikolene, Nicolene], Nicosia [Nicotia], Nydia [Nidia], Nidia [Nibia], Aisha [Niesha], Neva [Nieves], Nike [Nika], Nikita [Niquita, Nikeeta, Nickita], Nikki [Niki, Nikky, Nikia, Nikkie, Nikkey, Nikita, ..], Nelia [Nila], Cornelia [Nila]

Nyla [Nila], Nila, Nilda [Nillda], Brunhilda [Nilda], Nilsine [Nilsa, Nilsina], Nina [Ninon, Ninoska, Ninette, Ninochka, Ninnette, Ninotchka, ..], Anne [Nita, Nina, Ninor, Ninon, Ninette, Ninoshka], Ninfa, Ninon [Ninette], Nan [Ninon], Nanette [Ninon], Niobe, Neoma [Nioma], Nira [Nirit, Niran, Nirela], Deyanira [Nira], Nereida [Nireida], Nisha [Niesha], Nissa [Nis, Nissanit, Nissnana], Juanita [Nita], Benita [Nita]

Bonita [Nita], Nita, Anita [Nita], Nitsa, Nituna, Nitza [Nitzana, Nitzaniya], Nyx [Nix, Nixe], Bernice [Nixie], Nixie

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