Nicky - boys name

Nicky name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 43%

Nicky name meaning:

The name Nicky is a diminutive form of the name Nicholas, which originated from the Greek name Nikolaos. The Greek name Nikolaos is a compound of two elements: "nikē", meaning "victory", and "laos", meaning "people". Therefore, the meaning of the name Nicky can be interpreted as "victory of the people" or "people's triumph".

The name Nicky is often used as a nickname or a given name for boys. It has a friendly and approachable sound, which makes it quite popular. Individuals with the name Nicky are often seen as charismatic, dynamic, and lively. They tend to have a natural ability to connect with people and are often liked and admired by others. The name Nicky carries a sense of strength and determination, reflecting the victory and triumph associated with its origin. Overall, Nicky is a name that signifies a person who brings joy, success, and positive energy to those around them.

Origin: English

Abbreviation of Nicholas. Mythological Nike was Greek Goddess of victory and root origin of 'Nicholas'.


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Overall UK ranking: 2730 out of 4789

7 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Nicky

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