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Nichol (boy)

What does Nichol mean?

Nichol Pronunciation of Nichol [nichol] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Nichol) is of Greek derivation, and Nichol means "people of victory". Nichol is a version of Nicholas (Greek).

Associated with: greek, victory.


Nichol has 2 variants: Nichole and Nicholl.

26 more relations via Nicholas: Nic, Nicanor, Niccolo, Nicholai, Nicholaus, Nichols, Nick, Nickey, Nickie, Nickolas, Nicky, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolas, Nicolay, Nicolet, Nicoli, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicolls, Nicolo, Niklos, Nikos and Nilos.

Creative forms:
(male) Nashol, Nichon, ..

(female) Nichla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nichol Salvador (N.S.), ..

How popular is Nichol?

Nichol is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#8826 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Nichol (not ranked) are Nicholas (#62 in 2015), Nicolas (#202), Nickolas (#727), Nick (#1206), Nicolai (#1890), Nicky, Nicola, Nickie, Nicholaus, Nichols and Nickey. Other variants, like Nikos, are seldom used. These forms of Nichol were at the height of their popularity 2 decades ago (median #1299) and have become much less widespread since (#1462, 73.1%). Nicholas is more universally found than the rest, though Nicolas has become trendy as well, while versions like Nicholas have become less contemporary. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nicholaus, Nichols, Nick, Nickey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nickie, Nickolas, Nicky, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolas in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nichol is pronounced similarly to Nikhel and Nikhil. Other recommended names are Athol, Michal, Michel, Mikol, Nacham, Nachson, Nachum, Nathon, Nechum, Nial, Niall, Nicco, Nickson, Nico, Nicos, Niel, Nigel, Niguel, Nijel, Nikko, Niko, Nilson, Nimrod, Nishan and Nixon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nichol.

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