The name Nicolo is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "people of victory". Nicolo and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Victory and discussed in our forums with posts like "[Boys] Love, Like, Lose--Names searched right now".
From the experts:
Nicolo is a more lively and exotic variation of Nicholas and one of the most attractive Italian names for boys. A name with a long, distinguished Italian history of its own, it also boasts the charming nickname Nico.
Although the female counterpart, Nicola, has long been a favorite in the UK, Nicolo has not yet made a similar transition. It was chosen, though, by actor Stanley Tucci, for his son.
Nicolo is a name with musical reverberations, connected to the major early violin maker Amati, and the later violin virtuoso Paganini.