Nike (name)

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Nike is a family name and feminine given name found in various cultures, deriving from Greek νίκη (nikē), "victory".[1]

It is sometimes traceable to Nike, the Greek goddess of victory, which is also present in the more frequently-occurring names Nicholas and Nicole.

In the case of people of Nigerian heritage, Nike is an element of Yoruba names signifying "cherished".

People with the given name Nike[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

People with the surname Nike[edit]

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  1. ^ νίκη, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus