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Gender: Male Origin of Nick: English, diminutive of Nicholas and Dominick; also used independently Meaning of Nicholas: Greek, "people of victory"

The name Nick is a boy's name of English origin. Nick and is often added to lists like Boy Names Dads Like More Than Moms and discussed in our forums with posts like "Spelling Bee Name Game".

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The classic strong-yet-sexy nickname name, much used for charming movie characters.

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Famous People Named Nick

Nicholas William Peter "Nick" Clegg, Deputy British Prime Minister
Nicholas Rodney "Nick" Drake, English singer-songwriter
Nicholas King "Nick" Nolte, American actor
Nicholas Joseph "Nick" Braun, American actor
Nicholas Thompson "Nick" Swisher, American baseball player
Nicholas Jerry "Nick" Jonas, American musician
Nicholas Scott "Nick" Lachey, American singer and TV personality
Nicholas John "Nick" Frost, English actor, comedian, and screenwriter
(Benjamin) Nicholas "Nick" Monroe, American tennis player
Nicholas Peter Andrew "Nick" Grimshaw, English radio DJ
Nicholas "Nick" Valensi, American musician
Nicholas John "Nick" Robinson, American actor
Nicholas Scott "Nick" Cannon, American actor and TV presenter
Nicholas James "Nick" Adenhart, American baseball player
Nicholas Aaron "Nick" Young, American basketballer
Nickolas Gene "Nick" Carter, American singer
Nicholas Louis "Nick" Noonan, American musician
Nick Sandow, American actor
Nick Stevenson, American actor
Nicholas Hugh "Nick" Brown, British Member of Parliament
Nicholas Fred "Nick" DeCarbo, American NFL player
Nick Scott Downing, American soccer player
Nicholas Allen "Nick" Masset, American baseball player
Nick Nola (born Nicholas Tatambuka), Ugandan singer
Nicholas George "Nick" Roman, American NFL player
Nicholas "Nick" Von Wheeler, American guitarist
Nick Crompton, American YouTuber
Nick van Lawick, grandson of primatologist Jane Goodall
Nicholas "Nick" John Hundley, American baseball player

Pop Culture References for the name Nick

Nick Carraway, narrator of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"
Nicholas "Nick" Miller, character on TV's "New Girl"
Nicholas Joseph "Nick" Fury, Movel comics and movies character
Nicholas "Nick" Stokes, character on TV's "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
Nick, character in video game "Guitar Hero World Tour"
Nick, character in video game "Left 4 Dead 2"
Nick Amaro, character on TV's "Law & Order: SVU"
Nick Burkhardt, character on TV's "Grimm"
Nick G., character in film "5 Centimeters Per Second"
Nick Greeley, character in film "Cyberbully"
Nick O'Leary, character in book/film "Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist"
Nick Ryves, character in Sarah Rees Brennan's "The Demon's Lexicon"
Nick Alto, character in "The Sims 3" computer game
Nicholas "Nick" Wilde, lead (fox) character in the movie "Zootopia"
Nick Valentine, character in the video game "Fallout 4"
Nicholas "Nick" Campbell, main character in film "The Internship"
Nick/Nico/Pablo/Nic Jessop, character in the TV series "extr@"
St. Nick, nickname for Santa Claus
Nickelodeon "Nick," U.S. TV network

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