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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nichol

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  1. A Scottish and Irish surname​ derived from the given name Nicholas.

Notable Persons Named Nichol

Nichol Forster is an athlete for the Blackburn Rovers L.F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nichol

McG is a film director, producer, and screenwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. McG was given the name Joseph McGinty Nichol on August 9th, 1968 in , U.S.

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Hailey Nichol is a fashion and sales.

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John was born in 1963.

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Rohan Nichol is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Rohan was born Rohan Nichol on July 4th, 1976 in Geraldton, Western Australia.

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Gene Nichol is an office holder. Gene was born on May 11th, 1951 in Dallas.

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How popular is the baby name Nichol in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1944 5 5 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 16 16 0
1968 30 30 0
1969 91 85 6
1970 115 115 0
1971 119 114 5
1972 182 182 0
1973 151 151 0
1974 118 118 0
1975 122 122 0
1976 143 137 6
1977 138 133 5
1978 161 161 0
1979 195 195 0
1980 166 166 0
1981 105 105 0
1982 143 143 0
1983 106 106 0
1984 87 87 0
1985 121 121 0
1986 73 73 0
1987 52 52 0
1988 63 63 0
1989 55 55 0
1990 55 55 0
1991 33 33 0
1992 41 41 0
1993 25 25 0
1994 22 22 0
1995 12 12 0
1996 22 22 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 19 19 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 8 8 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 7 7 0
2005 7 7 0
2006 8 8 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 5 5 0
2014 6 6 0

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Popularity of Nichol as a first name

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Popularity of Nichol as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nichol U.S.
  White 91.33% 64.26%
  African American 3.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.36% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nichol

People with the last name Nichol are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nichol

  • How Popular is the name Nichol? Nichol is the 5,295th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nichol was the 9,754th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nichol have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,922 babies born with the first name Nichol in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nichol to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nichol? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nichol first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nichol is Wednesday, November 18th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Nichol born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nichol was in 1979 with a total of 195 babies.
  • Random Nichol Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nichol is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Nichol: Your name in reverse order is Lohcin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ilhcno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nichol? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,323 people with the last name Nichol.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nichol? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Nichol as their last name.

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