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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 "Name Association Game".

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

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Nic, Nik

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George Jones Says:


Too pedestrian. I know a million Nicks.

paulapuddephatt Says:


I like this as a short form of Nicholas.

lesliemarion Says:


Wish I'd dated a Nick when I was single!