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Nicola Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Nicola is of English , Italian and Latin origin.

The meaning of Nicola is "victorious people".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 4405  in baby name popularity for girls with 33 occurrences.  It ranked 5151 in popular baby names for boys with 18 occurrences. 

View the Nicola Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Nicola has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Nicola to other names.


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Related Names

Nicola is a form of the name Nicholas.

Nicola has the diminutives (nicknames) Nicoletta, Nicolina, Nikki.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Nicola in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nicola.

Just for fun, see the name Nicola in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Nicola in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.