NICOLE
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: nee-KOL (French), ni-KOL (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
French feminine form of NICHOLAS, commonly used in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century. A famous bearer is American-Australian actress Nicole Kidman (1967-).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Nichole, Nikkole, Nikole (English), Nicol, Nikol (Czech)
DIMINUTIVES: Colette, Coline, Nicolette, Nicoline (French), Nicky, Nikki (English), Nicolet, Nicoline (Dutch)
MASCULINE FORMS: Nicholas, Nicolas (French), Nicholas (English), Nicolaas, Nikolaas (Dutch), Nicolaus, Nikolaus (German), Niklaus (German (Swiss)), Mikuláš, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola (Czech)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Nikole (Basque), Nikol, Nikolina (Bulgarian), Nika, Nikolina (Croatian), Nikoleta (Greek), Nikolett (Hungarian), Lina, Nicoletta, Nicolina (Italian), Nikolina (Macedonian), Nikola (Polish), Nicoleta (Romanian), Nikolina (Serbian), Nikola (Slovak), Nika (Slovene), Nicolasa (Spanish)
Popularity
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Ireland  ranked #58 
Italy  ranked #25 
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Northern Ireland  ranked #81 
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