Nicola - Meaning of Nicola

What does Nicola mean?

[ 3 syll. ni-co-la, nic-ola ] The baby boy name Nicola is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as NIHK-ow-Laa- †. Nicola is used chiefly in the Italian language and it is derived from Old Greek origins. See Nicola for more information.

In addition, Nicola is a variant of the name Nicholas (English and French) in the Italian language.

The names Nickola and Nicolá are variants of Nicola.

See also the related forms, Nicoletta (Italian) and Nicolina (English and Italian).

See also the related categories, greek and italian.

Nicola is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Nicola, Nicholas was the most frequently used. Nicola has predominantly been a girl name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Nicola include Nichola, Nahiel, Nakula, Neahal, Niccolai, Niccolo, Niccolò, Nicholai, Nicholas, Nicolae, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolas, Nicolau, Nicolay, Nicoli, Nicolo, Nicolò, Nigella, and Nikkolai.

† English pronunciation for Nicola: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"



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