Nico - Meaning of Nico

What does Nico mean?

[ 2 syll. ni-co, nic-o ] The baby boy name Nico is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced in Dutch as NIY-Kow †. Nico is largely used in the Dutch, English, and German languages, and it is derived from Old Greek origins.

Nico is a Dutch, English, and German contraction of the name Nikolaus (German) as well as a Dutch, English, and German contraction of the name Nicholas (English and French).

Nico is also a contraction of the name Nicodemus (English).

See also the related categories, english, greek, dutch, and german.

Nico is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1980s; before that, it was of irregular use only. Its usage peaked modestly in 2018 with 0.043% of baby boys being given the name Nico. It ranked at #382 then. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Nico, Nicholas was the most commonly used in 2018. It was used 6 times more than Nico in that year. Nico has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.

Baby names that sound like Nico include Nicho, Nieko, Nikko, Niko, Naaji, Nacek, Nacho, Nacio, Nagi, Najae, Najee, Najeh, Najei, Najey, Naji, Najie, Najih, Najja, Najy, and Nakai.

† Pronunciation for Nico: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"

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