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Gender: Female Meaning of Nicole: "people of victory" Origin of Nicole: French feminine variation of Nicholas, Greek Nicole's Popularity in 2017: #183

The name Nicole is a girl's name of French, Greek origin meaning "people of victory". Nicole is ranked #183 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Magical Christmas Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Nicole was one of the top girls’ names of the eighties -- when it reached Number 4 -- and into the nineties. Nicole has now lost most of its French flair, but is still widely used. Some substitutes to consider: Nico or Nicola.

Nicole Kidman is a notable current bearer of the name, some others are Nicole Richie and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi. Nicole "Nicky" Nichols is a key character on Orange is the New Black.

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Famous People Named Nicole

Nicole Mary Kidman, Australian actress
Nicole Scherzinger (born Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente), American singer, dancer, actress, and television personality
Nicole Elizabeth "Snooki" LaValle, American reality TV personality
Nicole Camille Richie, American reality TV personality
Nicole Gale Anderson, American actress
Nicole Elizabeth Eggert, American actress
Nicole Stephanie Danielle Lyn, Canadian actress
Nicole "Evangeline" Lilly, Canadian actress
Nicole "Nikki" Blonsky, American actress, singer and dancer
Nicole "Nikki" Reed, American actress
Nicole Rose Scimeca, American actress
Nicole Kuzmichová, Canadian ice dancer who competes for the Czech Republic
Nicole Pratt, Australian tennis player
Nicole Bradtke, Australian tennis player
Nicole Arendt, American tennis player
Nicole Vaidisova, Czech tennis player
Nicole Julianne Sullivan, American actress
Nicole Denise Cooke, Welsh cyclist
Nicole Renee "Niki" Taylor, American model
Nicole Krauss, American novelist
Nicole Ari Parker, American actress
Nicole Holofcener, American film director
Nicole Dollanganger, Canadian singer/songwriter
Nicole Brown Simpson, slain ex-wife of notorious athlete/actor O.J. Simpson
Nicole Miller, American fashion designer
Nicole Garcia-Colace, model and professional wrestler
Nicole Linkletter, American model
Nicole Rose Filan, daughter of American singer Shane Steven Filan
Nicole Marie Pedra, American model
Nicole Beck, Australian rugby player
Nicole Beverly Chien (b. 2006), daughter of Filipina singer and actress Lea Salonga
Nicole Sladkov, American rhythmic gymnast

Pop Culture References for the name Nicole

Nicole Warren Diver, character in "Tender Is the Night" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Nicole, character in movie "Old School"
Nicole "Nicky" Nichols, character on TV's "Orange is the New Black"
Nicole Holloway, character in the movie "Storm Catcher"
Nicole "Nikki" Newman, character in soap "The Young and the Restless"
"Nicole," 1978 thriller movie
Nicole Maris, character in the 1999 movie "Drive Me Crazy'
Nicole "Niki" Smith, alternate personality of Victoria "Viki" Lord Banks on soap "One Life to Live"
Nicole "Nick" Warren, character in novel "Vanishing Girls"
Nicole Walker, character on soap "Days of our Lives"
Nicole Wallace, a character on TV's "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
Nicole Watterson, character on animated series "The Amazing World of Gumball"
Nicole, sentient computer in the Sonic the Hedgehog series
Nicole Bristow, character on TV's "Zoey 101"
Nicole, character in video game "Dead or Alive"
Nicole, a character in the 'House Of Night' series (PC Cast)
Nicole De Ponte, character on TV's "Alex & Co."
Nicole Von Ronsenburg, character in Aphmau's YouTube series
Nicole Avant, character on the soap opera "The Bold & the Beautiful"

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Nicole's International Variations

Nichelle, Colette, Collette, Nicolette (French) Nikola, Nikoleta, Nikolia, Niki (Greek) Nichole, Nicholla, Nichola, Nickoletta, Nikolla, Nicolla (Eastern European) Kolenka, Nikita (Russian) Nicolasa, Nicanora, Coletta, Coleta (Spanish) Nicola, Nicia (Italian)