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49k
in the U.S.
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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188040040
188139039
188235035
188336036
188448048
188538038
188647047
188729029
188848048
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189045045
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189529029
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189928028
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190140040
190237037
190346046
190457057
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190884084
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19111300130
19122480248
19133090309
19144250425
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19187610761
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19207045699
19217716765
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19247558747
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19286115606
19295935588
19306290629
19315110511
19324900490
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19344650465
19354615456
19364200420
19374027395
19384000400
19394050405
19404080408
19414420442
19425190519
19435580558
19444980498
19454900490
19465640564
19476470647
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19534130413
19544300430
19554750475
19564960496
19576890689
19588460846
19591,05101,051
19601,09901,099
19619360936
19628970897
19638720872
19647980798
19657246718
19666850685
19676830683
19686715666
19696636657
19706715666
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19735480548
19745086502
19754460446
19764115406
19774230423
19784066400
19793720372
19803170317
19812986292
19822670267
19832560256
19842770277
19852530253
19862940294
19872740274
19882400240
19892490249
19902290229
19911920192
19922260226
19932170217
19941950195
19952140214
19961730173
19971450145
19981790179
19992040204
20002170217
20011980198
20022000200
20032030203
20042080208
20052320232
20062500250
20072250225
20082360236
20091970197
20101740174
20111540154
20121570157
20131720172
20141560156

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 first appeared 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 #11 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 8 babies in Alaska 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.

What does the name "Nick" mean?

Nick (Greek): Victory of the people

The name "Nick" is of Greek origin and it means "Victory of the people". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 12 other names that are similar to this one.

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for impress, for impress you will.

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

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 "Kcin". 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.

Where is the name Nick popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Nick in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Nick

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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Past life for Nick born Nov 12, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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