Girl Names baby name Nicole

What does the name Nicole mean?

The meaning of the name “Nicole” is: “Victory of the people”.

Additional information: The name is a feminine form of Nicholas, and is derived from Greek form Nikolaos (Νικόλαος). The name originated in South Holland, the most crowded province in Netherlands. It is commonly used in the English-speaking countries since the middle of the 20th century. The name Nicole was very popular in the 1980’s in North America.

It is a compound name composite of nikē "Νίκη" (victory) and laos "Λαός" (the people), thus, "victory of the people."

Nicole Kidman as the sensational actor with this magical name, some others are Nicole Richie, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi a reality television personality and singers Nicole Scherzinger and Nicole Appleton.

The year when the name Nicole was most popular was 2000. It is quite prevalent in countries like Ireland, Sweden and USA. For 2014, the number of births represented 0.130 percent of total female births in this year in US.

An urban legend quite popular for Halloweens that goes by the name ‘Don’t Look Back’ revolves around the character Nicole. She also features as the captain of her volleyball varsity team and as a freshman in high school in an urban legend.

Some unique spellings for the name are Nicolle, Nickole, Nichole, Nikole. To maintain individuality people like to consider some related names like Colette, Nicolle, Niccole, Nickole, Nicol, Nicola, Nikita, Nikki, Nikky, Nikola, Nikolina. Some trendy nicknames in practice are Colette, Coline, Nicolette, Nicoline, Nicky, Nikki, Nicolet, Nicoline.

The name with its presence in Europe and US has different spellings in different countries. The name takes its forms as: Nikol in Bulgarian, Nika as Croatian, Nikoleta in Greek, Nikolett as Hungarian, Lina, Nicoletta, and Nicolina as Italian names, and Nicolasa in Spanish.