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Gender: Male Meaning of Nicolo: "people of victory" Origin of Nicolo: Italian form of Nicholas

The name Nicolo is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "people of victory". Nicolo and is often added to lists like Gothic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

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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.

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Pop Culture References for the name Nicolo

Nicolo Cassian, character from Morgan Rhodes's "Falling Kingdoms" series