Meaning and name origin
Nicole \n(i)-co-le\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: 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, Nikoleta, Nikoletta, Nikole, Nikolia, Niquole, Niquolle, Nychole, Nycholl, Nykia, Nycole, Nykole, Nykolia, Nyquole and Nyquolle.
Nicole is a very popular first name for females (#68 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#33173 out of 88799, Top 37%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Nicole for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Nicole and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Nicole (#129), Colette (#522), Niki, Nikita, Nikki, Nikole, Nicolle, Nichole, Nicolette, Nettie, Nichol and Nicola. (2014 statistics).