US Popularity:2290
Other Origin(s):Japanese
Meaning:Victory of the people; Daylight
Nikko is a masculine name of Greek origin that means “victory of the people” and is commonly used in English and Hungarian cultures. This name is derived from the name Nicholas and the Greek winged goddess of victory, Nike, known for her strength, speed, and ability to influence competition. Nikko is also a variant of the masculine Japanese name Nikkou, meaning “daylight,” which is a befitting name for the light of your life! Whether you love the sentimental or triumphant meaning behind Nikko, one way or another, this name will be sure to resonate with baby.

Nikko Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Nikko is currently #3181 on The Bump
Boy:Nikko is currently #1763 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Nikko is currently #2290 in U.S. births
Boy:Nikko is currently #1098 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 104
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Nikko

  • Behind the Name, Nikko, June 2009

  • Behind the Name, Niko, December 2017

  • Behind the Name, Nicholas, May 2020

  • WordSense Dictionary, Nicholas

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 486, 487

  • Japanese Names info, Nikkou

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