[ 2 syll. nic-ki, ni-cki ] The baby boy name Nicki is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is NIHK-iy- †. Nicki is largely used in the German language and its origin is Old Greek. Nicki is a pet form of the name Nikolaus (German) as well as a variant of the name Nicholas (English and French).
Nicki is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Nicki, Nicholas was the most popular in 2018. Nicki has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.
† English pronunciation for Nicki: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"