Nicholson (name)

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Family name
Meaning derived from "Son of Nichol"
Region of origin Germany
Related names DeNicola, DiNicola, McNichol, McNicholl, McNicol, Mikołajewicz, Mykolayenko, Mykolenko Nicolăescu, Nicolescu, Niculescu, Nielsen, Nigog(h)osian, Nigog(h)osyan, Nikog(h)osian, Nikog(h)osyan, Nikoladze, Nikolajević, Nikolaou, Nikolayev, Nikolayevsky, Nikolaou, Nikolić, Nikolopoulos, Nikolov, Nikolovski, Nilsen, Nilsson, Papanikolaou
Footnotes: [1]

Nicholson is a Germanic surname. It is a patronymic form of the given name Nichol, which was a common medieval form of Nicholas.[2]

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  1. ^ "Nicholson Surname Meaning and Distribution".  Retrieved 21 January 2014
  2. ^ Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-508137-4.