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What does Niccolo mean?

Niccolo Pronunciation of Niccolo [nic-co-lo] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Niccolo is "people of victory". Niccolo is a variant form of Nicholas (Greek).

Associated with: greek, victory.


Niccolo has 9 variants: Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolay, Nicoli, Nicolo, Nikkolay, Nikolai and Nikolay.

13 more alternative forms via Nicholas: Nichol, Nicholai, Nichole, Nicholl, Nichols, Nickolas, Nicol, Nicolas, Nicolet, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicolls and Nikolos.

Creative forms:
(male) Necolo, Nichcolo, ..

(female) Niccoco, Niccol, ..

Middle name pairings:
Niccolo Joel (N.J.), ..

How popular is Niccolo?

Niccolo is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Niccolo is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Nicholas (#62 last year), Nicolas (#202), Nikolai (#478), Nickolas (#727), Nicolai (#1890), Nicola and Nichols are the prominent variation forms of Niccolo (outside Top 2000). These forms of Niccolo were at the height of their popularity 2 decades ago (median #1128) and are now much less widespread (#1051, 71%). Nicholas is more universally found than the rest, though Nikolai has become popular as well, while forms such as Nickolas are now somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nichols, Nickolas, Nicola, Nicolai in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicolas, Nikolai in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nicolas outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ercolo (see Ercole), Nicco, Nico and Nicos. Like Niccolo, these names are not frequently used.

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