Nicole, along with Jessica and Veronica, was, like, a super-popular name in the 1980s. The feminine form of Nicolas, Nicole is not as cool as it once was. It’s also the name of several reality TV stars, most notably Nicole Richie and the infamous “Snooki,” a.k.a. Nicole Polizzi from the trashy-not-classy The Jersey Shore.


  • french: Victory of the people
  • greek: Victory of the people


Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Actress Nicole Kidman, Nicole Richie, Singer Nicole Scherzinger, Reality TV Personality Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi

Celebrity Babies:

Daughter of Lionel Richie, Daughter of Barbara Boxer, Daughter of Bob Fosse