Nicola - girls name

Nicola name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Nicola name meaning:

The name Nicola is derived from the Latin name "Nicholas," which means "victory of the people" or "people's triumph." It is a unisex name that is commonly used for both boys and girls, although it is more prevalent as a masculine name in some cultures. Nicola is a variant of Nicole, which is the feminine form of Nicholas.

Individuals named Nicola are often described as confident, determined, and charismatic. They possess strong leadership qualities and have a natural ability to motivate and inspire others. They are also known for their intelligence, creativity, and strong communication skills. Nicola's tend to be independent and ambitious, always striving to achieve their goals.

Overall, the name Nicola reflects a sense of strength, victory, and the ability to influence others positively. It carries a sense of empowerment and resilience, making it a fitting choice for parents who desire their child to grow into a strong, successful individual.

Origin: French

People's victory.


Unisex names

Other girls names beginning with N


Overall UK ranking: 1259 out of 5581

26 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Nicola

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