What does Nicole mean?
From Nikola; French feminine form of Nicholas. During the Middle Ages names that appear feminine today, like Nicolet and Nicol, were actually male names. Singer Nicolette Larson; actress Nicole Kidman.
Nicole▲ has 51 variants: Cole, Colette▲, Coley, Lacole, Necole, Nekoel, Nettie▼, Nic, Niccole, Niceole, Nichol, Nichole▼, Nicholle, Nicia, Nickol, Nickole, Nicky, Nickye, Nico, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolasa, Nicolet, Nicolette▼, Nicolina, Nicoline, Nicolle, Niki▼, Nikia, Nikita▼, Nikki▼, Nikkole, Nikky, Niko, Nikol, Nikola, Nikole, Nikole, Nikoleta, Nikoletta, Nikolia, Niquole, Niquolle, Nychole, Nycholl, Nycole, Nykia, Nykole, Nykolia, Nyquole and Nyquolle.more]
How popular is Nicole?
Nicole is a very popular first name for women (#68 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#36917 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Nicole for girls. Nicole entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #8 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #129 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Nicole and related names. Prominent related forms of Nicole (#129 the previous year) are Colette (#522 the previous year), Nettie, Nichol, Nichole, Nicola, Nicolette, Nicolle, Niki, Nikita, Nikki and Nikole. These forms of Nicole were popular with parents about 4 decades ago (usage of 0.304%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.112%, down 63%), with forms such as Nichole, Nicolette, Niki, Nikita and Nikki becoming somewhat dated. Colette and Nicole are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these, with Colette undergoing a rekindling in popularity.
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Suggested similar baby names are Carole▼, Cecile▼, Cecyle, Cile, Creole, Dielle, Eimile, Fidele, Gisele, Hille, Iole, Karole, Lucile▼, Lucyle, Michele▼, Micole, Mille, Natale, Neale, Neelle, Neile, Neille, Nelle▼, Neola, Nerola, Nerolie, Neroly, Nicci, Nichele, Nichola, Nicija, Nicki, Nickie, Nicoleen, Nicolene, Nicolyn, Nicolyne, Nicotia, Nikkie, Nikolene, Nila▼, Ninete, Ninon, Ninor, Niobe, Nioma, Nirela, Nixe, Nixie, Noe, Noele, Noelle▲, Nola▼, Nolen, Noola, Nore, Oriole, Richele, Sile, Sisile and Viole. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nicole.