Italian form of Nicholas
"people of victory"

Nicolo Origin and Meaning

The name Nicolo is boy's name of Italian origin meaning "people of victory".
Nicolo is a more lively 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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Nicolo in Pop Culture

  • Nicolo Cassiancharacter from Morgan Rhodes's "Falling Kingdoms" series
  • Nicolo di Genovaaka Nicky, from the film and comics series "The Old Guard"