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Nicola (boy)

What does Nicola mean?

Nicola Pronunciation of Nicola [nico-la] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Nicola) is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Nicola is "people of victory". Nicola is an alternate form of Nicholas (Greek).

Associated with: greek, victory.

Variations

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

33 more related forms via Nicholas: Nic, Nichol, Nicholai, Nicholaus, Nichole, Nicholl, Nichols, Nick, Nickey, Nickie, Nicklas, Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicky, Nicol, Nicolaas, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Nicolet, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicollet, Nicolls, Niels, Nikita, Nikkolas, Niklas, Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nikolos, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.

1 feminine form: Nike.

Creative forms:
(male) Necola, ..

(female) Nicoda, Nicona, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nicola Israel (N.I.), ..

How popular is Nicola?

Nicola is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#14813 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Nicola entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #1327 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicola name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicola outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Nicholas (#62 last year), Nicolas (#202), Nikolai (#478), Nikolas (#566), Nickolas (#727), Nick (#1206), Nikita (#1696), Nicolai (#1890), Niels, Niklas, Nils, Nikolaus, Nicolaus, Nichols, Nicholaus, Nickey, Nickie, Nickolaus, Nicklas and Nicky are the prominent varying forms of Nicola listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Nicola were popular as baby names 2 decades ago (adoption of 1.8%) and have become significantly less common since (adoption 0.5%, 70% less). Nicholas has been the most prominent, though Nicolas has grown trendy as well over time, while forms such as Nick have become less contemporary.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nickey, Nickie, Nicklas, Nickolas, Nickolaus in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicky, Nicolai, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Niels in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nikita, Niklas, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nils in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Manola, Nial, Niall, Nicco, Nico, Nicos, Niel, Nigel, Nijel, Niko, Nile, Nixon, Nolan and Noll. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nicola.

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