Italian, diminutive of Nicola
"people of victory"

Nico Origin and Meaning

The name Nico is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "people of victory".

A much more dynamic nickname than Nicky for any of the Nic-names. Nico was chosen by Thandiwe Newton for her daughter.

The single-named German Nico (born Christa) was the iconic 1960s singer with Andy Warhol's Velvet Underground.

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Famous People Named Nico

  • Nico (born Christa Päffgen)German singer of The Velvet Underground
  • Nicoleta "Nico" MateiRomanian pop singer
  • Nico Blue Hoon (b. 1995)daughter of singer Shannon Hoon of Blind Melon
  • Nico Parker (b. 2004)daughter of actress Thandie Newton
  • Nico Berryman (b. 2006)daughter of musician Guy Berryman
  • Nico Anaïs Rio Belle Törling (b. 2014)daughter of singer Emelie Norenberg of girl group Play and Gustaf Törling
  • Nico Ann Deneault (b. 1986)daughter of punk singer GG Allin
  • Secret Midnight Magic Nico Snow (b. 2007)daughter of the late artist Dash Snow

Nico in Pop Culture

  • Nico Minoruwitch in Marvel's Runaway comics
  • Nico Robincharacter in anime "One Piece"
  • Nico Blakecharacter in British soap "Hollyoaks"
  • Nico Yazawaidol character in "Love Live! School Idol Project"
  • Nico Reillycharacter on TV's Lipstick Jungle
  • Nico (Nicoletta) Goldsteinmechanic from the game Devil May Cry 5
  • Nico di Angelocharacter from the Percy Jackson book series by Rick Riordan
  • "Nico and the Niners" song by twenty one pilots

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