Of Greek origin.

Short for Nicholas and Nicole.

Alternative forms of the masculine name are Nicolas, Nicola, Nick, Claus, Colin.

Alternative forms of the feminine name are Nicolina, Nicoletta, Niki, Nikita, Nicolasa.

Famous male bearers are Nico Rosberg, Nico Hulkengerg, Nico Tortorella, Nico Klopp, Nico Evers-Swindell, Nico Liersch, Nico Pepe.

Nico is a popular name in Switzerland and Austria.