Nicole (given name)

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Nicole
Pronunciation/nɪˈkl/ ni-KOHL
GenderFeminine
Origin
Word/nameGreek
Meaning"victory of the people"
Other names
Nickname(s)Cole, Nicki, Nic, Nikki
DerivedΝικόλαος (Nikolaos), a combination of Greek words "Victory" (nikē) and "People" (laos)
Related namesColette

Nicole is a feminine given name and a surname.

The given name Nicole is of Greek origin and means "victory of the people". It has evolved into a French feminine derivative of the masculine given name Nicolas. There are many variants.[1]

The surname Nicole originates in the Netherlands where it was notable for its various branches, and associated status or influence. There are several variants of the family name.[2]

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Nicole
Pronunciationni-KOHL
Origin
Word/nameNetherlands
Meaning"victorious people"
Region of originNetherlands
Other names
Variant form(s)Nicolai, Nicola, Nicolarts, Nicolas, Nicolay, Nicolau

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  1. ^ "Nichole – Name Meaning and Origin". thinkbabynames.com. Retrieved 2008-03-26.
  2. ^ "Nicole Coat of Arms and Name History". houseofnames.com. Retrieved 2008-03-26.
  3. ^ Justin Mitchell (March 26, 2002). "A dragonfly has a life span of only 24 hours - and more fascinating...". Weekly World News. p. 47.