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What does Nicol mean?

Nicol Pronunciation of Nicol [nicol] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Nicol) is pronounced nih-KOL, NIK-ul. It is of Scottish origin. Variant of Nicholas.

Associated with: scottish.


41 different relations via Nicholas: Nic, Nicanor, Niccolo, Nichol, Nicholai, Nichole, Nicholl, Nichols, Nick, Nickey, Nickie, Nicklas, Nickolas, Nicky, Nicola, Nicolaas, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Nicolay, Nicolet, Nicoli, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicollet, Nicolls, Nicolo, Niels, Nik, Niki, Nikki, Nikky, Niklos, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nikolay, Nikolos, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.

1 feminine form: Nicole.

Creative forms:
(male) Necol, Nixcol, ..

(female) Nicy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nicol Tommy (N.T.), ..

How popular is Nicol?

Nicol is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6454 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Nicol (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Nicholas (#62 the previous year), Nicolas (#202), Nikolai (#478), Nikolas (#566), Nickolas (#727), Nick (#1206), Nicolai (#1890), Nikki, Nils, Nicolaus, Niels, Nicola, Nichols, Nickey, Nickie, Nicklas and Nicky. These relations of Nicol reached the apex of their popularity 20 years ago (usage of 1.74%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.52%, down 70.2%), with forms such as Nicholas becoming somewhat dated. Nikolai and Nicolas are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nikolas, Nils in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nicol is pronounced similarly to Nikhel and Nikhil. Other suggested similar names are Mikol, Nial, Niall, Nicco, Nico, Nicos, Niel, Nigel, Nijel, Niko and Nixon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nicol.