Nikki

Nikki - A very unique female name



  Jun 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nikki appeared on the charts for the first time in 1940 on position #1310. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nikki and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nikki? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Nikki. The baby girl name Nikki was given to 62 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1832 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 22,794 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nikki peaked in popularity 45 years ago in 1972 on position 173.



Famous with this name

Nikki Reed
Nikki Fritz
Nikki DeLoach


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Nikki is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nikki is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #350 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,083.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Nikki is where you live.


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Nikki origin and meaning

Nikki is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Nikki, pop culture references for the name Nikki and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nikki

We've found the following names that sound similar to Nikki, sorted by popularity.

Nancy / Nakia / Nyasia / Nanci / Niki / Nicki / Nikia / Nakisha / Nisha / Nancie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121832
20111637
20101372
20091371
20081341
20071073
20061044
20051027
2004869
2003832
2002774
2001719
2000579
1999604
1998476
1997446
1996384
1995375
1994318
1993274
1992310
1991321
1990278
1989264
1988252
1987240
1986254
1985216
1984249
1983246
1982233
1981239
1980246
1979238
1978223
1977257
1976234
1975222
1974229
1973198
1972173
1971306
1970366
1969435
1968478
1967468
1966569
1965664
1964634
1963629
1962676
1961583
1960760
1959791
1958745
1957755
1956799
1955693
1954591
1953598
1952549
1951557
1950543
1949550
1948533
1947554
1946583
1945599
1944566
1943562
1942964
1941873
19401310

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico350
California1236
Pennsylvania1342
New York1453
Florida1900
Texas2083

Even more about Nikki


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Nikki a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Nikki?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1972
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Nikki
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 22,794
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1940
2012 births +62

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