Meaning and name origin
Nichol \n(i)-chol\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Nichol), is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nichol is "people of victory". Nichol is a variant of Nicole (Greek): from Nikola; French feminine form of Nicholas.
Nichol is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2118 out of 4276, Top 50%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#9000 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Nichol for girls. Nichol reached its highest rank of #821 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Nichol and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Nicole (#129), Nichole and Nichol. (2014 statistics).
Nichol is also pronounced similarly to Niccole, Nickol, Nickole, Nicol and Nikol. Other suggested similar baby names are Niccola, Niceole, Nichele, Nichola, Nickola and Nicola. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nichol.