Niki or Nike is a female Greek name, the respective female name of name Nikos. In Greek, Nike means victory and it was the name of the flying deity that brought the victory or news for victorious events to people. The full version of the name is Nikoletta.
Male version of name Niki: Nikos
Nameday of name Niki: December 6th
Origin of name Niki
Except for the obvious origin of the word Niki, as a name, Niki is associated with Agios Nikolaos, Saint Nicholas, the protector of sailors. The analytical information about Saint Nicholas, can be found in the pertinent post about name Nikos.
Nicknames deriving from the name Niki
Name Niki comes from the name Nikoletta, and is its most common nickname. Other nicknames and diminutives used are: Nikol, Nicol, Nikolina, Nikaki
The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of the name Niki
Niki is quite sensitive and introverted, and she can be easily hurt by comments although she is always trying to protect others as well. Despite being introverted she is usually in good terms with everyone and she tries to satisfy people and please everyone in family and work environment.