The name has several spellings, such as: Nikki and Nicki.
Of Greek origin.
Niki means “victory” in Greek.
In Greek mythology Nike was the goddess of victory.
She was the daughter of Styx, one of the Oceanides, sister of Kratos, Zelos and Via and charioteer of Zeus.
It is rarely used as a masculine nickname for Nicholas. A notable male Niki, is Austrian former Formula One driver, Niki Lauda.
Other forms of the name are Nichole, Nikole, Nicky, Colette, Coline, Nika, Nico, Nikoleta, Nicki, Nicolasa, Nicolina.
Famous bearers are Niki Taylor, Nicki Minaj, Niki Haris, Niki de Saint Falle, Nikki Reed, Nikki Blonsky, Nikki DeLoach, Nikki Sanderson, Nikki Yanofsky, Nikki Giovanni, Niki Dantine, Niki Xanthou, Niki Chow, Niki Bakoyianni, Nicki Clyne.