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Nicola Meaning


What does Nicola mean?

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

The meaning of Nicola is "victorious people".

Nicola is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ni-co-la.

The Given Name Nicola

Nicola is a form of Nicholas. See Nicholas for further details.

Nicola appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Nicola is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Nicola of Gesturi, Nicola of Tolentino, and Nicola Stephenson.

Nicola Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 7,595 in baby name popularity for girls with 15 occurrences. It ranked 3,835 in baby name popularity for boys with 28 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 9,746 in baby name popularity for girls with 11 occurrences. It ranked 4,051 in baby name popularity for boys with 26 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.

Nicola Related Names

Nicola is a form of Nicholas.

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

Famous Nicolas

  • Nicola of Gesturi ~ Saint
  • Nicola of Tolentino ~ Saint
  • Nicola Stephenson ~ Actress

Nicola Numerology

What will your new littleNicola be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Nicola 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.