Nikica is a dominantly male name, but sometimes female name, in Croatia almost exclusively Croatian. It is one of the more common names (among the top 500) in Croatia, with over three thousand namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Nikica in Croatia
The name Nikica was the most popular from years 1960 to 1970. The peak year was 1962. It was the least popular from years 2000 to 2010.
Name Nikica is present mainly in Dalmatia, and scarcely in Central Croatia. Most of the persons named Nikica live in the following cities and municipalities: Zagreb (over four hundred), Split (over a hundred), Rijeka (over a hundred). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Selca (0.52% of total population).
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned over fifty times, the first time 1917 in source List of Dignitaries, Officials and Public Servants of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.