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Niko

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
311
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Niko mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Niko

"Niko" is a name of Slavic origin, and it means "Victory of the People". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons Named Niko

Niko Kranjčar is a soccer player for the SK Rapid Wien, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, HNK Hajduk Split, Portsmouth F.C., Tottenham Hotspur F.C., FC Dynamo Kyiv, Queens Park Rangers F.C., Croatia national under-17 football team, Croatia national under-19 football team, and Croatia national under-21 football. Niko was born on August 13th, 1984 in Zagreb.

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Niko Tinbergen was a scientist in the fields of zoology and ethology. Niko was given the name Nikolaas Tinbergen on April 15th, 1907 in The Hague, Netherlands. He died on December 21st, 1988.

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Niko Kovač is a soccer player for the SV Nord Wedding 1893, Hertha Zehlendorf, Hertha BSC II, Hertha BSC, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Hamburger SV, FC Bayern Munich, FC Red Bull Salzburg, and Croatia national football team. Niko was born on October 15th, 1971 in West Berlin.

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Niko Nicotera is an actor. He was most prominent from 2001 to present.

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Niko Kari is an athlete for the Motopark Academy. Niko was born on October 6th, 1999 in Hyvinkää, Finland.

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Niko Hämäläinen is a soccer player for the Queens Park Rangers F.C., FC Dallas Development Academy, Dagenham & Redbridge F.C., and Finland national under-18 football team. Niko was born on March 5th, 1997 in Florida.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Niko

Niko is an electronic dance music singing. She was most active from 2002 to 2002. Niko was given the name Nicole Vergel De Dios .

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Mr. Niko is an artist.

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Minbu Nikō is a noteworthy somebody. They hold the title 阿闍梨 and 阿闍梨 (Acharya).

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Jack Niko is a sports team member for the Tafea F.C.

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Timote Niko is an athlete for the F.C. Niutao.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 5 0 5
1965 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1968 16 10 6
1969 20 14 6
1970 25 16 9
1971 28 16 12
1972 37 23 14
1973 34 18 16
1974 29 20 9
1975 19 12 7
1976 8 8 0
1977 15 7 8
1978 13 5 8
1979 6 0 6
1980 6 0 6
1981 14 0 14
1982 12 5 7
1983 21 0 21
1984 18 0 18
1985 13 0 13
1986 7 0 7
1987 17 6 11
1988 80 5 75
1989 146 5 141
1990 171 0 171
1991 170 0 170
1992 148 7 141
1993 142 0 142
1994 156 0 156
1995 174 8 166
1996 153 7 146
1997 153 6 147
1998 153 5 148
1999 128 5 123
2000 147 7 140
2001 166 0 166
2002 164 6 158
2003 186 9 177
2004 175 0 175
2005 169 7 162
2006 199 9 190
2007 225 8 217
2008 278 15 263
2009 287 14 273
2010 288 10 278
2011 314 12 302
2012 359 14 345
2013 445 12 433
2014 441 11 430
2015 431 11 420
2016 447 13 434

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Popularity of Niko as a first name

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Popularity of Niko as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Niko U.S.
  White 24.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 55.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Niko

People with the last name Niko are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Niko

  • How Popular is the name Niko? Niko is the 3,085th most popular name of all time. As a last name Niko was the 64,054th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Niko have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,868 babies born with the first name Niko in the United States. That's more than enough people named Niko 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 Niko? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Niko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Niko is Thursday, March 16th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Niko born? The highest recorded use of the first name Niko was in 2016 with a total of 434 babies.
  • Random Niko Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Niko is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Niko: Your name in reverse order is Okin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Knio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Niko? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 311 people with the last name Niko.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Niko? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Niko 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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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.