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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Niki mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Niki

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  • A submission from Greece says the name Niki means "Victory in Greek" and is of Greek origin.
  • A submission from Canada says the name Niki means "Victorious" and is of English Greek origin.
  • A submission from Hong Kong says the name Niki means "Young and beautiful" and is of Spanish origin.
  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Niki means "Victory" and is of Greek origin.
  • A submission from Louisiana, United States says the name Niki means ""goodness or well-mannered"" and is of Persian or Iranian origin.
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Wiktionary
  1. A transliteration of the Greek female given name Νίκη.
  2. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Niki

Niki Lauda is a formula one racer.

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Niki de Saint Phalle was an artist. Niki was given the name Catherine-Marie-Agnès Fal de Saint Phalle on October 29th, 1930 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She breathed her last breath on May 21st, 2002.

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Niki Taylor is a model. Niki was given the name Nicole Renee Taylor on March 5th, 1975 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.

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Niki Yang is an animator, voice acting, and voice actress. Niki was given the name Hyun Jeong Yang in Seoul. Niki is also known as Niki Hyun Yang.

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Niki Caro is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter. She was most active from 1984 to present. Niki was born in Wellington.

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Niki was born on April 26th, 1946 in Chico, California. Niki is also known as Sauvage and Nicola.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Niki

Takuto was born on October 12th, 1987.

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Terumi Niki is an actress. Terumi was born on May 11th, 1949 in Tokyo, Japan.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1932 7 7 0
1937 5 5 0
1938 6 6 0
1940 16 16 0
1941 12 12 0
1942 15 15 0
1943 22 22 0
1944 29 29 0
1945 26 21 5
1946 22 22 0
1947 42 42 0
1948 42 42 0
1949 46 46 0
1950 80 80 0
1951 81 81 0
1952 71 71 0
1953 86 86 0
1954 64 64 0
1955 47 47 0
1956 52 52 0
1957 72 72 0
1958 48 48 0
1959 61 56 5
1960 50 50 0
1961 62 62 0
1962 67 61 6
1963 65 65 0
1964 61 61 0
1965 60 60 0
1966 74 74 0
1967 101 95 6
1968 105 100 5
1969 121 114 7
1970 139 133 6
1971 145 137 8
1972 260 247 13
1973 234 227 7
1974 208 193 15
1975 180 167 13
1976 213 205 8
1977 188 179 9
1978 237 224 13
1979 192 183 9
1980 202 191 11
1981 205 197 8
1982 183 176 7
1983 138 132 6
1984 148 142 6
1985 181 181 0
1986 162 162 0
1987 139 133 6
1988 138 130 8
1989 115 115 0
1990 113 104 9
1991 101 96 5
1992 104 99 5
1993 218 212 6
1994 152 147 5
1995 135 129 6
1996 100 94 6
1997 78 78 0
1998 71 71 0
1999 62 62 0
2000 60 60 0
2001 51 51 0
2002 65 65 0
2003 45 45 0
2004 37 37 0
2005 50 50 0
2006 44 44 0
2007 47 47 0
2008 37 37 0
2009 37 37 0
2010 34 34 0
2011 22 22 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 28 28 0
2014 30 30 0
2015 21 21 0
2016 26 26 0
2017 21 21 0

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Popularity of Niki as a first name

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Popularity of Niki as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Niki

  • How Popular is the name Niki? Niki is the 3,068th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Niki have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,142 babies born with the first name Niki in the United States. That's more than enough people named Niki to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Niki? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1932 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Niki first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Niki is Saturday, March 15th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Niki born? The highest recorded use of the first name Niki was in 1972 with a total of 247 babies.
  • Random Niki Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Niki is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Niki: Your name in reverse order is Ikin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kini. 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).
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