"palm tree"

Nikau Origin and Meaning

The name Nikau is a boy's name meaning "palm tree".

Nikau is among the most popular Maori names for boys in New Zealand. It sounds like a cousin to Nicholas, but Nikau is actually the name of a palm tree native to the islands.

Nikau Popularity

20 Names Similar to Nikau

These 20 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Nikau.

Nikau in Pop Culture

  • The nikau (Maori: nīkau; Rhopalostylis sapida) is the only palm tree native to New Zealand.

Nikau in Nameberry Blog Posts