Nick

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) English short and pet form of Greek names containing the name element NIK: Greek νικη (nike) = 'victory' [1] [2] [3]

2) Short and form of names ending in -nik

Related Names

Nic
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Nich
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish
Nick
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Nik
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Swedish
Nikk
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Nick
Genitive: Nicks
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Nick
Genitive: Nickin
Partitive: Nickiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Nick
Genitive: Nicks
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Nick
Genitive: Nicks

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 18 people were named Nick (percentage of first or only given name: 67 %) [5]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[6]
2494
n.a.
2
n.a.
2492
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
654 848 6 7 648 841
Greenland Greenland[8]
71 104
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
163 0 0
n.a.
163
Iceland Iceland[10]
2 7
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
161
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Nick (m) Sources: [7][6][11][9]


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no