Name Nika Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Nika


Nika is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Nika thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Nika?

Nika is a name multiple origins. Thus, Nika is a short form of names containing the element “nik” e.g. Veronika, Nikola, Nikolai, Nikoloz or Nikator. Nika also comes from the Ancient Greek goddess of victory “Nike”. In Persian, Nika is a feminine name and in the Igbo culture, Nika is a short form of the girl names Ginika or Ginikanwa. In the Pashto language, Nika is a male name and in the Saraiki language Nika is a popular nickname for the youngest boy in the family.

What does the name Nika mean?

The unisex name Nika means “victory” (from ancient Greek “nī́kē/νῑ́κη”). The Persian girl’s name has the meanings “very good” and “pure crystal water” (from Persian “nêk/نیک” = good/well). The masculine name Nika means “grandfather” in Pashto and “little” in Saraiki.

Pronunciation of Nika

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Popularity of the name Nika

The name Nika is ranked #2115 overall.

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