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 (Bulgarian), Nika (Croatian), Nikoleta (Greek), Nikolett (Hungarian), Lina, Nicoletta, Nicolina (Italian), Nikola (Polish), Nicoleta (Romanian), Nikola (Slovak), Nika (Slovene), Nicolasa (Spanish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #92 
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Chile  ranked #41 
Ireland  ranked #58 
Italy  ranked #25 
Netherlands  ranked #326 
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Sweden  ranked #99