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.