Gender Feminine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. KAW-LEHT  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Short form of Nicolette. Saint Colette was a 15th-century French nun who gave her money to the poor. This was also the pen name of the French author Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954).

Related Names

Masculine FormNicolas
Other Languages & CulturesNikole(Basque) Nikol, Nikoleta(Bulgarian) Nika(Croatian) Nikol, Nikola, Nicol(Czech) Nicole, Nicolet, Nicoline(Dutch) Nicola, Nicole, Nichole, Nicki, Nicky, Niki, Nikki, Nikkole, Nikole(English) Nichola(English (British)) Nicole, Nikola(German) Nikol, Nikoleta(Greek) Nikolett(Hungarian) Nikora(Maori) Nikola(Polish) Nikola, Nikoleta(Slovak) Nika(Slovene) Nicolasa(Spanish) Nicol(Spanish (Latin American))


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

France: March 6


Entry updated February 28, 2019