[ 2 syll. nik-ki, ni-kki ] The baby girl name Nikki is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced NIHK-iy- †. Nikki is of Old Greek and English-American origin. It is used mainly in English.
Nikki is also a form of the English Quanika.
See also the related category american.
Nikki is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1972, 0.106% of baby girls were named Nikki. It was #173 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. Within the family of girl names directly related to Nikki, Nicole was the most popular in 2018. Nikki has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls.
† Pronunciation for Nikki: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
Details of famous persons named Nikki:
Actress Nikki Cox, born 2 June 1978, Los Angeles, California.
Poet Nikki Giovanni, born Yolande Cornelia Giovanni, Jr. 7 June 1943, Knoxville, Tennessee.