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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nika

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  • According to a user from Ukraine, the name Nika is of Greek origin and means "Victory".
  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Nika is of Persian origin and means "Good or kind".

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Wiktionary

From Ancient Greek Νίκη (Níkē).

  1. (Greek mythology) Nike
  2. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Nika

Nika Futterman is an actress, voice actress, comedian, singer, actor, and singing. She was most prominent from 1985 to present. Nika was born on October 25th, 1969 in New York, New York, United States. Nika is also known as Nika Frost, Nika Futterman Frost, Nike Frost, Nikka Futterman, and Nika.

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Zola Jesus is an electronic music, synthpop, gothic rock, ambient music, and experimental rock musician. She was most prominent from 2006 to present. Zola was given the name Nika Roza Danilova on April 11th, 1989 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Zola is also known as Danilova and Nika Roza.

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Nika Kvekveskiri is a soccer player for the Inter Baku PIK, FC Zugdidi, FC Dinamo Tbilisi, FC Tskhinvali, FC Dila Gori, Georgia national under-17 football team, Georgia national under-19 football team, and Georgia national under-21 football team. Nika was born on May 29th, 1992 in Zugdidi.

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Nika Dzalamidze is a soccer player for the Çaykur Rizespor, FC Zugdidi, CSKA Moscow, Widzew Łódź, Jagiellonia Białystok, Georgia national under-17 football team, Georgia national under-19 football team, and Georgia national under-21 football team. Nika was born on January 6th, 1992 in Tbilisi.

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Nika Gilauri is a First Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia, Prime Minister of Georgia, Minister of Finance, Minister of Energy, Ministry of Finance of Georgia, and Ministry of Energy of Georgia. Nika was born on February 14th, 1975 in Tbilisi.

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Nika was born in 1974. She left this life in 2002.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nika

Lelo was born in 1969 in Helsingør.

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Ansi Nika is a soccer player for the FK Kukësi, KF Teuta Durrës, KF Vllaznia Shkodër, and KF Ada Velipojë. Ansi was born on August 22nd, 1990 in Shkodër, Albania.

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Gëzim Nika is a musician. Gëzim was born Gëzim Nika in Tropojë.

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Nika was born on December 11th, 1979.

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Rakitina was born in 1963.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 6 6 0
1964 5 5 0
1966 10 10 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 14 14 0
1970 18 18 0
1971 19 19 0
1972 14 14 0
1973 19 19 0
1974 20 20 0
1975 24 24 0
1976 30 30 0
1977 30 30 0
1978 19 19 0
1979 20 20 0
1980 27 27 0
1981 23 23 0
1982 16 16 0
1983 28 28 0
1984 24 24 0
1985 20 20 0
1986 30 30 0
1987 37 37 0
1988 45 45 0
1989 45 45 0
1990 51 51 0
1991 52 52 0
1992 35 35 0
1993 43 43 0
1994 53 53 0
1995 46 46 0
1996 46 46 0
1997 43 43 0
1998 31 31 0
1999 41 41 0
2000 38 38 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 38 38 0
2003 52 47 5
2004 42 42 0
2005 54 54 0
2006 40 40 0
2007 61 61 0
2008 62 62 0
2009 74 74 0
2010 70 70 0
2011 59 59 0
2012 55 55 0
2013 69 69 0
2014 74 74 0
2015 68 68 0
2016 66 66 0
2017 76 76 0

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Popularity of Nika as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nika U.S.
  White 91.88% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nika

People with the last name Nika are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nika

  • How Popular is the name Nika? Nika is the 6,761st most popular name of all time. As a last name Nika was the 62,531st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nika have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,016 babies born with the first name Nika in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nika to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nika? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nika first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nika is Saturday, May 20th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Nika born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nika was in 2017 with a total of 76 babies.
  • Random Nika Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nika is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Nika: Your name in reverse order is Akin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nika. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nika? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 320 people with the last name Nika.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nika? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nika as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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