Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. NEE-KAWL(French)

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

VariantsNichole, Nikole, Nikkole(English)
DiminutivesColette, Coline, Nicolette(French) Nicky, Niki, Nikki(English) Nicolet, Nicoline(Dutch)
Masculine FormNicolas(French)
Other Languages & CulturesNikole(Basque) Nikol, Nikoleta(Bulgarian) Nika(Croatian) Nikol, Nikola, Nicol(Czech) Nikol, Nikoleta, Nikoletta(Greek) Nikolett, Nikoletta(Hungarian) Lina, Nicoletta, Nicolina(Italian) Nikora(Maori) Nikola(Polish) Nicoleta(Romanian) Nikola, Nikoleta(Slovak) Nika(Slovene) Nicolasa(Spanish) Nicol(Spanish (Latin American))

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Entry updated May 29, 2020