What does Nicole mean?
Nicole [nicole] as a girls' name is pronounced ni-KOHL. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nicole is "people of victory". 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.Creative forms:
(female) Nacole, Nicone, ..
(male) Nicome, Nicone, .. Middle name pairings:
Nicole Giavanna (N.G.), ..
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)
Nicole entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #8 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #152 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Nicole (#152 the previous year) are Colette (#531 the previous year), Necole, Nettie, Niccole, Nichelle, Nichol, Nicholas, Nichole (#1840), Nicholle, Nickole, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolasa, Nicoletta, Nicolette (#1677), Nicolina, Nicolle, Niki, Nikia, Nikita, Nikki (#1609), Nikole and Nykia. These forms of Nicole were popular with parents 4 decades ago (usage of 2.01%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.18%, down 91%), with forms such as Nikita becoming less trendy. Colette is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Carole▼, Cecile▼, Cecyle, Cile, Creole, Dielle, Eimile, Fidele, Gisele, Hille, Iole, Karole, Lucile▼, Lucyle, Michele▼, Micole, Mille, Natale, Neale, Neelle (see Neilina), Neile, Neille, Nelle▼, Neola, Nerola, Nerolie, Neroly (see Nerola), Nicci, Nichele, Nichola, Nicija (see Nicia), Nicki, Nickie, Nicoleen, Nicolene, Nicolyn, Nicolyne, Nicotia (see Nicosia), Nikkie, Nikolene, Nila, Ninete (see Nina), 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.See names in meaning and etymology.