[ 2 syll. nic-hol, ni-ch-ol ] The baby girl name Nichol is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as NIHK-aa- †. Nichol has its origins in the Old Greek language and it is used largely in English. Nichol is an English spelling variant of the English, French, and German Nicole and a form of the English, German, and Italian Nicola.
Nichol is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked in 1979 with 0.011% of baby girls being named Nichol. It was #811 in rank then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and is used only on a very modest scale now. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Nichol, Nicole was the most popular. Nichol has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Nichol: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"