Nicky

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Nicky mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Nicky

"Nicky" is a name of English origin, and it means "Victory of the people". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiktionary
  1. A short form of the female given names Nicola, Nichola and Nicole.
  2. A short form of the male given name Nicholas.

Notable Persons Named Nicky

Nicky Jam is a reggaeton musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Nicky was given the name Nick Rivera Caminero on March 17th, 1981 in Boston. Nicky is also known as El Cangri and Nicky.

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Nicky Hilton Rothschild is a businesswoman, model, socialite, and fashion designer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Nicky was given the name Nicholai Olivia Hilton by her parents Richard Hilton and Kathy Hilton on October 5th, 1983 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Nicky Whelan is an actress and model. She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Nicky was born on May 10th, 1981 in Victoria (Australia).

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Nicky Byrne is a pop music musician. He plays Vocals. He was most active from 1995 to present. Nicky was given the name Nicholas Bernard James Adam Byrne, Jr. on October 9th, 1978 in Dublin, Ireland.

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Nicky Butt is a soccer player for the Manchester United F.C., Newcastle United F.C., Birmingham City F.C., South China AA, England national under-18 football team, England national under-19 football team, and England national under-21 football team. Nicky was born on January 21st, 1975 in Gorton, Manchester, England.

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Nicky Wu is a mandopop actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to present. Nicky is also known as Pilihu (霹靂虎).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nicky

Nicky is an athlete for the Seattle Sounders FC (beach soccer).

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How popular is the baby name Nicky in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 5 0 5
1921 11 0 11
1922 8 0 8
1923 14 0 14
1924 15 6 9
1925 19 5 14
1926 19 0 19
1927 19 10 9
1928 20 7 13
1929 19 0 19
1930 11 0 11
1931 23 0 23
1932 28 7 21
1933 21 0 21
1934 27 0 27
1935 21 0 21
1936 38 0 38
1937 33 6 27
1938 34 7 27
1939 47 0 47
1940 76 12 64
1941 72 8 64
1942 95 17 78
1943 121 18 103
1944 110 17 93
1945 93 14 79
1946 130 19 111
1947 136 16 120
1948 114 15 99
1949 136 12 124
1950 120 13 107
1951 164 18 146
1952 168 17 151
1953 171 17 154
1954 178 15 163
1955 143 21 122
1956 170 21 149
1957 183 28 155
1958 235 26 209
1959 292 10 282
1960 280 22 258
1961 240 20 220
1962 214 17 197
1963 210 18 192
1964 184 16 168
1965 185 20 165
1966 146 13 133
1967 181 29 152
1968 165 22 143
1969 162 23 139
1970 180 37 143
1971 188 45 143
1972 179 51 128
1973 203 53 150
1974 176 34 142
1975 165 38 127
1976 163 40 123
1977 156 29 127
1978 147 31 116
1979 143 48 95
1980 147 57 90
1981 102 29 73
1982 125 46 79
1983 95 38 57
1984 111 44 67
1985 100 39 61
1986 91 56 35
1987 74 31 43
1988 71 27 44
1989 59 30 29
1990 77 33 44
1991 81 27 54
1992 74 29 45
1993 80 26 54
1994 53 24 29
1995 58 23 35
1996 59 19 40
1997 49 20 29
1998 40 9 31
1999 43 14 29
2000 42 15 27
2001 30 6 24
2002 47 21 26
2003 36 13 23
2004 50 19 31
2005 50 21 29
2006 55 20 35
2007 49 21 28
2008 41 12 29
2009 38 17 21
2010 32 13 19
2011 16 9 7
2012 31 18 13
2013 43 33 10
2014 41 26 15
2015 22 11 11
2016 28 12 16
2017 29 12 17

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Popularity of Nicky as a first name

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Common last names for Nicky

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Fun Facts about the name Nicky

  • How Popular is the name Nicky? Nicky is the 2,620th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nicky have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,275 babies born with the first name Nicky in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nicky to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nicky? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nicky first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nicky is Tuesday, July 26th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Nicky born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nicky was in 1959 with a total of 282 babies.
  • Random Nicky Factoid: According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nicky is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1970.
  • Weird things about the name Nicky: Your name in reverse order is Ykcin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nyick. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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