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49k
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since 1880

Nick

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Victory of the people
  • #973 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
40k Nikki (American)
9k Nicky (English)
6k Nicki (English)
6k Niko (Slavic)

How popular is the name "Nick" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 40 0 40
1881 39 0 39
1882 35 0 35
1883 36 0 36
1884 48 0 48
1885 38 0 38
1886 47 0 47
1887 29 0 29
1888 48 0 48
1889 34 0 34
1890 45 0 45
1891 40 0 40
1892 37 0 37
1893 22 0 22
1894 38 0 38
1895 29 0 29
1896 31 0 31
1897 39 0 39
1898 37 0 37
1899 28 0 28
1900 49 0 49
1901 40 0 40
1902 37 0 37
1903 46 0 46
1904 57 0 57
1905 52 0 52
1906 67 0 67
1907 77 0 77
1908 84 0 84
1909 79 0 79
1910 124 0 124
1911 130 0 130
1912 248 0 248
1913 309 0 309
1914 425 0 425
1915 642 0 642
1916 661 5 656
1917 710 5 705
1918 761 0 761
1919 688 6 682
1920 704 5 699
1921 771 6 765
1922 791 0 791
1923 697 7 690
1924 755 8 747
1925 697 6 691
1926 649 7 642
1927 614 0 614
1928 611 5 606
1929 593 5 588
1930 629 0 629
1931 511 0 511
1932 490 0 490
1933 499 0 499
1934 465 0 465
1935 461 5 456
1936 420 0 420
1937 402 7 395
1938 400 0 400
1939 405 0 405
1940 408 0 408
1941 442 0 442
1942 519 0 519
1943 558 0 558
1944 498 0 498
1945 490 0 490
1946 564 0 564
1947 647 0 647
1948 547 0 547
1949 448 0 448
1950 424 0 424
1951 448 0 448
1952 425 0 425
1953 413 0 413
1954 430 0 430
1955 475 0 475
1956 496 0 496
1957 689 0 689
1958 846 0 846
1959 1,051 0 1,051
1960 1,099 0 1,099
1961 936 0 936
1962 897 0 897
1963 872 0 872
1964 798 0 798
1965 724 6 718
1966 685 0 685
1967 683 0 683
1968 671 5 666
1969 663 6 657
1970 671 5 666
1971 569 5 564
1972 558 5 553
1973 548 0 548
1974 508 6 502
1975 446 0 446
1976 411 5 406
1977 423 0 423
1978 406 6 400
1979 372 0 372
1980 317 0 317
1981 298 6 292
1982 267 0 267
1983 256 0 256
1984 277 0 277
1985 253 0 253
1986 294 0 294
1987 274 0 274
1988 240 0 240
1989 249 0 249
1990 229 0 229
1991 192 0 192
1992 226 0 226
1993 217 0 217
1994 195 0 195
1995 214 0 214
1996 173 0 173
1997 145 0 145
1998 179 0 179
1999 204 0 204
2000 217 0 217
2001 198 0 198
2002 200 0 200
2003 203 0 203
2004 208 0 208
2005 232 0 232
2006 250 0 250
2007 225 0 225
2008 236 0 236
2009 197 0 197
2010 174 0 174
2011 154 0 154
2012 157 0 157
2013 172 0 172
2014 156 0 156

Want to know about the populiarty of Nick? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 49,026 babies born with the name Nick in the United States. That's more than enough Nicks to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 40 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nick" was in 1960 with a total of 1,099 babies. (That's a lot of baby Nicks)

According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nick" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 127 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1924. Across the entire United States a total of 755 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Nick popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Nick" mean? The list below shows the origins of Nick as well as things modernly associated with the name Nick such as celebrities named Nick.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Nick

The name "Nick" is of Greek origin, and it means "Victory of the people". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas is an actor, singer, songwriter, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Nick was born in 1992 as Nicholas Jerry Jonas in Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon is a rapper, actor, comedian, television and radio host, producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Nick was born in 1980 as Nicholas Scott Cannon in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Afrojack

Afrojack is a dj, producer, and remixer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Afrojack was born in 1987 as Nick Van de Wall in Spijkenisse, Netherlands.

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Nick Nolte

Nick Nolte is an actor and former model with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1969 to present. Nick was born in 1940 as Nicholas King Nolte in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

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Nick Cave

Nick Cave is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, writer, and actor specializing in post-punk, gothic rock, and {{cite web music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1973 to present. Nick was born in 1957 as Nicholas Edward Cave in Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australia.

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Nick Lachey

Nick Lachey is a singer-songwriter, actor, producer, and television personality specializing in pop rock and R&B music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Nick was born in 1973 as Nicholas Scott Lachey in Harlan, Kentucky, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

K is for kindness, you always show.

Your name in reverse order is "Kcin". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ikcn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Nick born Dec 20, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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