Nicole \n(i)-co-le\ as a girl's name is pronounced ni-KOHL. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nicole is "people of victory". From Nikola; French feminine form of Nicholas. During the Middle Ages names that appear feminine today, like Nicolet and Nicol, were actually male names. Nicola is the Italian form; Nicolette is popular in France. Singer Nicolette Larson; actress Nicole Kidman.
Nicole has 50 variant forms: Cole, Colette, Coley, Lacole, Necole, Nekoel, Nettie, Nic, Niccole, Niceole, Nichol, Nichole, Nicholle, Nicia, Nickol, Nickole, Nicky, Nickye, Nico, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolasa, Nicolette, Nicolina, Nicoline, Nicolle, Niki, Nikia, Nikita, Nikki, Nikkole, Nikky, Niko, Nikol, Nikola, Nikole, Nikoleta, Nikoletta, Nikole, Nikolia, Niquole, Niquolle, Nychole, Nycholl, Nykia, Nycole, Nykole, Nykolia, Nyquole and Nyquolle.