Nico

Male

Meaning

Short Form Of Nicholas Or Nicodemus

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/หˆniหkoสŠ/

Alt. Spellings

Niko

Traits associated with the name Nico:

Dogs named Nico tend to be loving, good-natured, resilient, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Nico?

Nico is a name that is often associated with strength and loyalty, so it could suggest that you value those qualities and want your dog to embody them. It could also suggest that you have a creative side and enjoy unique names.

Is Nico a good dog name?

Nico has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Nico isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Nico is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Nico was, in the past month, the 361st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Nico is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Nico was viewed 138 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Nico's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Nico is most adored in Iowa, Rhode Island and Alabama.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Virginia, Missouri and Georgia.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Nico.

Most popular breeds named Nico:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Siberian Husky
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Rottweiler

Nico is found in these categories:

hipster dog names
hipster

Unconventional, inspired by Velvet Underground's iconic chanteuse.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes charming Italian charm, reminiscent of Velvet Underground's iconic chanteuse.

Dog names like Nico:

No one knows.
Soldier, or merciful
Murderer and robber.
Son Of Neil
Prosperous, rich
God Is Gracious
Nico dog name meaning

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Sherry (California, United States)
I named my rescue male dog Niko last year. He is very friendly with humans and my cats.
July 09, 2023

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Tina (Tehran, Iran)
I adopted my long hair chihuahua about a year ago and named him Nico๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
September 01, 2022

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Stephanie (Texas, United States)
I adopted a white lab and previously he was Blanco. Now he's the charming, Nico.
July 30, 2022

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Connie (Wisconsin, United States)
Love the name. Will be naming my maltipoo Niko
April 19, 2022

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Curt wald (North Carolina, United States)
Cool name we just adopted a pet & named it Nico!!
April 05, 2022

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