Nichols was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #1864 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Nichols are Nicholas (#62 FROM RECENT DATA), Nicholaus, Nicklas, Nickolas (#727), Nickolaus, Nicola, Nicolai (#1890), Nicolas (#202), Nicolaus, Niels, Nikolas (#566) and Nils. Adoption of these forms of Nichols was at its peak 20 years ago (ADOPTION OF 1.73%) and has become much less since (ADOPTION 0.48%, ▼72.4%). Nicholas is more widely used than the rest, though Nicolas has become popular as well over time, while versions like Nickolas have become less popular.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Nicco, Nico▲, Nicos, Nikhel and Nikhil. Like Nichols, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.