Nico Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Nico:
Short form of Nikodemos, a Greek compound name composed of the elements nikē (victory) and dēmos (people, population): hence, "victory of the people."
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Nico is the short form of Nicholas used primarily among the Dutch, Germans, Italians, Portuguese and Spanish.
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In Italian usage, Nico is the short form of Nicola and Nicolo' for boys and Nicole and Nicoletta for girls. Good name for both boys and girls.
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Italian and Dutch short form of Nicholas or Nicodemus.
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Nico Blue Hoon is the daughter of the late lead singer of Blind Melon, Shannon Hoon.
Nico, of The Velvet Underground and Nico, is a singer.
Nico is also short for Nicole, and in the case of the Velvet Underground, is in fact the stage name of the female singer. In the case of the band Nico Vega, however, Nico is just the name of the band (which was named for a founding member's mother).
Nico Hischier, professional Swiss ice hockey player (New Jersey Devils)
Nico Hulkenberg, German Racing Driver
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Nico di Angelo, Hades' son in the "Percy Jackson & The Olympians" fantasy series by Rick Riordan.
Nico is Blind Melon's 3rd album.