Nicole

Nicole - A very unique female name



  Jan 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nicole, meaning people of victory, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1937 on position #1695. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nicole and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nicole? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Nicole. The baby girl name Nicole was given to 2,624 baby girls in 2012, ranking #114 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 539 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nicole peaked in popularity 35 years ago in 1982 on position 6.



Famous with this name

Nicole Scherzinger
Nicole Kidman
Fred Nicole


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Nicole is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nicole is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #54 - and is the least popular in Arkansas at position #500.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Nicole is where you live.


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Nicole origin and meaning

Nicole is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means people of victory. To see famous people named Nicole, pop culture references for the name Nicole and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nicole

We've found the following names that sound similar to Nicole, sorted by popularity.

Nichole / Nikole / Nicolle / Nichelle / Nicola / Nichol / Nickole / Nakayla / Nicol / Nicholle /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012114
2011117
2010123
2009119
2008106
200787
200674
200556
200443
200340
200237
200136
200031
199925
199824
199721
199622
199519
199411
199313
199214
199115
199013
198912
19889
19878
19867
19857
19847
19837
19826
19817
19807
19799
197810
197715
197613
197510
197411
197311
197210
197127
197030
196947
1968108
1967123
1966168
1965302
1964328
1963381
1962408
1961634
1960677
1959723
1958744
1957869
1956815
1955953
1954927
1953846
1952945
1951937
1950941
19491166
19481052
19471099
19461043
19451083
19441041
1943877
1942884
19411122
19371695

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida54
New Jersey57
New York61
California68
Nevada69
Texas70
Illinois85
Connecticut86
Arizona86
District of Columbia91
New Mexico108
Maryland114
Idaho146
Colorado148
Montana163
Washington163
Delaware165
Massachusetts166
Georgia170
North Carolina178
Nebraska180
South Dakota183
Pennsylvania187
Alaska191
Tennessee194
Virginia198
Kansas215
Oklahoma220
Ohio227
Michigan227
Louisiana231
Kentucky254
Utah260
Indiana264
Hawaii265
Wisconsin269
Oregon271
Iowa276
South Carolina284
Minnesota287
West Virginia290
Missouri292
Alabama367
Mississippi463
Arkansas500

Even more about Nicole


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Nicole a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Nicole?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1982
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Nicole
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 539
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1937
2012 births +2,624

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