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Gender: Female Meaning of Nicolette: "people of victory" Origin of Nicolette: French, diminutive of Nicole, feminine variation of Nicholas, Greek

The name Nicolette is a girl's name of French origin meaning "people of victory". Nicolette and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Victory and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

Nicolette is the ultra-feminine name of an enchanting princess in the medieval French romance, Aucassin et Nicolette, a name that got stacks of publicity in the heyday of Desperate Housewives and its star Nicolette Sheridan. It was also the name of Chloe Sevigny's character in Big Love.

Nicoletta is an Italian variation; the cool nickname Nico modernizes it and makes it less feminissima.

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Famous People Named Nicolette

Nicolette Savalas Sheridan, American actress
Nicolette Larson, American country music singer
Nicolette Love Suwoton, Nigerian-British pop singer
Nicolette Krebitz, German actress
Nicolette Louisa "Nikii" Palikat, Malaysian singer
Nicolette Hellemans, Dutch Olympic rower
Nicolette Goulet, Canadian-American actress; daughter of singer Robert Goulet
Nicolette Fernandes, Guyanese squash player
Nicolette van Dam, Dutch actress, model and television host
Donata Melina Nicolette Sullivan, aka Dina Lohan, mother of actress Lindsay Lohan

Pop Culture References for the name Nicolette

"Nicolette," novel by Baroness Orczy
Nicolette Grant, character on TV's "Big Love"
"Aucassin et Nicolette," medieval French romance
Nicolette, main character in "Mechanica" by Betsy Cornwell
Nicolette, character in "Camp Camp"
Nicolette Elizabeth "Nikki" Howard, character in the Airhead series by Meg Cabot
Nicolette "Nic" Nevin, character in the tv show "The Resident"

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alextheindigo Says:


I am convinced that the only people that can pull off very French names that end in "lette" are French people.

paulapuddephatt Says:


This is beautiful, very feminine, with some attractive nickname options. Nicki and Lettie are my personal favourites. Nicoletta is a gorgeous name, too.

Nozomi Says:


Sorry just got curious

Nozomi Says:


I don't think of that too much, but why is your name Phoenix your mn on here? Or is that your surname?

kpearl8 Says:


Me too, "nicotine" was my first thought :(

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I like Nicolette way more than Nicole (which is my middle name). Too bad it reminds me of cigarettes.