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What does Nicolet mean?

Nicolet Pronunciation of Nicolet [nico-let] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Nicolet) has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Nicolet is "people of victory". Nicolet is an alternate form of Nicholas (Greek).

Associated with: greek, victory.


Nicolet has 1 variant: Nicollet.

28 more related forms via Nicholas: Colet, Niccolo, Nichol, Nicholai, Nichole, Nicholl, Nichols, Nickey, Nickie, Nicklas, Nickolas, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolaas, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Nicolay, Nicoli, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicolls, Nicolo, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nikolay and Nikolos.

1 feminine form: Nicole.

Creative forms:
(male) Nimlet, Nislet, ..

(female) Niconet, Nicote, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nicolet Maxon (N.M.), ..

How popular is Nicolet?

Nicolet is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#44192 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Nicolet (outside Top 2000) are Nicholas (#62 last year), Nicolas (#202), Nikolai (#478), Nikolas (#566), Nickolas (#727), Nicolai (#1890), Nickey, Nichols, Nicolaus, Nickie, Nicola and Nicklas. Adoption of these relations of Nicolet was widespread in 1995 (average #1305) and has become much lower since (#1327, down 70.4%), with versions such as Nicholas becoming somewhat dated. Nicholas is the steady favorite, although Nikolai seems to be gaining popularity too. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Michelet, Nickleby, Nico, Nicodemo, Nicomedo, Nicos, Nile, Niles, Nisbet, Nolen and Willet. Like Nicolet, these names are not commonly used.

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