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UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.KAHL-!n
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Meaning & History

Medieval diminutive of Col, a short form of NICHOLAS.
VariantCollin
Feminine FormsNichole, Nicola, Nicole, Nikole, Nichola
Other Languages & CulturesNicolaus, Nikolaos Ancient Greek Nikola Basque Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolay Bulgarian Nicolau Catalan Nikola Croatian Mikuláš, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola Czech Niklas, Nikolaj, Claus, Klaus, Nels, Niels, Nils Danish Nicolaas, Nikolaas, Klaas, Nick, Nico, Niek Dutch Nikolao, Niĉjo Esperanto Nigul Estonian Niklas, Klaus, Niilo, Niko Finnish Nicolas French Kai, Klaes Frisian Nicolau Galician Nikoloz, Nika, Niko, Nikusha Georgian Niklas, Nikolaus, Claus, Klaus, Nickolaus, Nico, Nicolaus, Niko German Niklaus German (Swiss) Nicolaos, Nikolaos, Nik, Nikolas, Nikos Greek Miklós, Kolos, Miksa Hungarian Nioclás Irish Niccolò, Nicola, Nico, Nicolao, Nicolò Italian Nikolajs Latvian Klaos Limburgish Klaas Low German Nikola Macedonian Nikora Maori Col, Nichol, Nicol Medieval English Niklas, Klaus, Nils Norwegian Mikołaj Polish Nicolau, Nico Portuguese Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor Romanian Nikolai, Nikolay Russian Neacel, Nichol, Nicol Scottish Nikola Serbian Mikuláš Slovak Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Nik, Niko Slovene Nicolás, Nico Spanish Niklas, Claes, Klas, Nils Swedish Mykola Ukrainian
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Categories

black history, diminutives, Edmund Spenser characters, medieval
Entry updated October 30, 2011   Contribute