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What does Nicole mean?

Nicole /ni-co-le/ [2 sylls.] 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.

Affiliated girl names: Nichelle, Nicosia and Nike.

Nicole has 5 more related forms via Nicolette, Nikola: Nacola, Niccola, Nickola, Nicoletta and Nicollette.

Kreatif forms: Nacole, Neocole, Nocole. [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 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicole name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicole outside U.S.

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 girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3043%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1124%, down 63.1%), with forms such as Nichole, Nicolette, Niki, Nikita and Nikki becoming somewhat dated. Colette (#522) and Nicole (#129) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these, with Colette undergoing a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicole, Colette, Nettie, Nichol, Nichole in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicola, Nicolette, Nicolle, Niki, Nikita in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nikki, Nikole in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicole, Nicola outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Micole, Nichele and Nichola. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nicole.