"son of Nicol"

Nicholson Origin and Meaning

The name Nicholson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Nicol".
If you're looking for a Nicholas substitute or namesake, Nicholson would make a more distinctive path to the likable nickname Nick, fitting in with other newer patronymics like Anderson and Harrison. Unusual but not outlandish, it is associated with writer Nicholson Baker, library advocate and author of Vox. And as a surname, of course, with Jack.

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Famous People Named Nicholson

  • John Joseph "Jack" Nicholsoniconic Hollywood actor
  • Conrad Nicholson HiltonHilton Hotel founder

Nicholson in Pop Culture

  • Cody Nicholsonfrom the movie "True Romance"