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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. NEE-KAWL(French)
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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-).
VariantsNichole, Nikole, Nikkole(English) Nicol(Dutch) Nicol(German)
DiminutivesColette, Coline, Nicolette(French) Nicky, Niki, Nikki(English) Nicolet, Nicoline(Dutch)
Masculine FormsNicolas(French) Nicholas, Nickolas, Nikolas(English) Nicolaas, Nikolaas(Dutch) Nicolaus, Niklas, Nikolaus(German) Niklaus(German (Swiss))
Other Languages & CulturesNikole(Basque) Nikol, Nikoleta(Bulgarian) Nika(Croatian) Nicol, Nikol, Nikola(Czech) Nikoleta, Nikoletta(Greek) Nikolett, Nikoletta(Hungarian) Lina, Nicoletta, Nicolina(Italian) Nikora(Maori) Nikola(Polish) Nicoleta(Romanian) Nikola, Nikoleta(Slovak) Nika(Slovene) Nicolasa(Spanish)

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