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Nicki is a vivacious and cheerful baby name for girls. As one of the most popular names of the 1960s and 1970s, Nicki has a surprisingly timeless quality that keeps it relevant today. Nicki Fleming is a popular doll in the American Girl franchise, and Nicki Minaj is the stage name of singer Onika Tanya Maraj. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Nicki:

Greek: Victory of the people

Origin of the name Nicki:

Nicki originates as a diminutive of Nicole. This name merged Old Greek words nikē (meaning “victory”) and laos (meaning “the people”).

Symbolism of the name Nicki:

Nicki is a nickname of Nicole. This name arose from the Greek phrase nikēlaos (meaning “victory of the people”). In Greek mythology, the goddess Nike was the representation or embodiment of victory and achievement. Symbols of Nike include the laurel wreaths and angelic wings still prevalent in sports paraphernalia today.

Style of the name Nicki:


Gender of the name Nicki:

Nicki is a girl's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Nicki:


Number of syllables in the name Nicki:


Emotion evoked from the name Nicki:

The name Nicki evokes feelings of actualization and achievement.

Alternative spellings for the name Nicki:

  • Nikki
  • Nicky 
  • Niki
  • Nichi
  • Nicci
  • Nickee

Nicknames for the name Nicki:

  • Nic
  • Nik
  • Nick
  • Nickie
  • Kiki

Popularity of the name Nicki:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Nicki was the 993rd most popular baby name for girls in 1980.

Related names for the name Nicki:

Great middle names for Nicki and their meanings:

  • Antonia (highly praiseworthy, priceless one)
  • Buffy (my God is an oath)
  • Contessa (countess, aristocrat, royal)
  • Edna (grain, kernel, rejuvenation, delight)
  • Hailey (hay meadow)
  • Kaitlin (pure)
  • Misha (who is like God)
  • Raquel (little ewe)
  • Tatiana (fairy queen)
  • Yara (friend, helper, water goddess, butterfly)

Famous people with the name Nicki:

  • Nicki Lynn Aycox (actress)
  • Nicki Zevola Benvenuti (blogger)
  • Nicki Chapman (talent show judge)
  • Nicki Clyne (actress)
  • Nicki Denise Cucco (singer)
  • Nicki Sharon French (singer)
  • Nicki Heenan (artist)
  • Nicki McNelly (priest)
  • Nicki Paull (actress)
  • Nicki Shields (television presenter)

Nicki in popular culture:

  • Nicki Fleming (doll in the American Girl franchise)
  • Nicki Minaj (stage name of Trinidadian singer Onika Tanya Maraj)
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