Nicola

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8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nicola

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Nicola is of Polish origin and means "Sweet and amazing".
  • A user from Trinidad and Tobago says the name Nicola is of Unknown origin and means "God's gift".
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Wiktionary

A feminine version of Nicholas first used in the 20th century.

  1. A female given name.

Nicola was also found in the following language(s): German and Italian

Notable Persons Named Nicola

Nicola Peltz is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Nicola was given the name Nicola Anne Peltz by her parent Nelson Peltz on January 9th, 1995 in Westchester, New York, U.S.

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Nicola Sturgeon is a for Glasgow Southside, for Glasgow Govan, for Glasgow, First Minister of Scotland, Leader of the Scottish National Party, Deputy First Minister of Scotland, Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment, Cities, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing,. Nicola was born on July 19th, 1970 in Irvine, Scotland.

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Nicola Walker is an actress and actor. She has been prominent since 1990. Nicola was born on May 15th, 1970 in Stepney, London, U.K.

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Nicola was born on October 26th, 1982 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Jim Capaldi was a rock and roll, pop, progressive rock, psychedelic rock, soft rock, rock, and roll musician. He plays Gibson SG. His career lasted from 1960 to 2004. Jim was given the name Nicola James Capaldi on August 2nd, 1944 in Evesham, Worcestershire, England. He died on January 28th, 2005.

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Nicola Sansone is a soccer player for the U.S. Sassuolo Calcio, FC Bayern Munich, FC Bayern Munich II, S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, F.C. Crotone, Italy national under-17 football team, Italy national under-18 football team, and Italy national under-19 football team. Nicola was born on September 10th, 1991 in Munich, Germany.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nicola

Enrico De Nicola was a president. His most notable accomplishments were from 1948 to 1948. Enrico was born on November 9th, 1877 in Naples. He left this life on October 1st, 1959.

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Davide Nicola is a soccer player for the Genoa C.F.C., S.S. Fidelis Andria 1928, History of A.C. Ancona, Delfino Pescara 1936, Ternana Calcio, S.S. Robur Siena, Torino F.C., Spezia Calcio, Ravenna F.C., and A.C. Lumezzane. Davide was born on March 5th, 1973 in Luserna San Giovanni.

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Marcelo Nicola is an athlete for the Sport Club Cañadense, Taugrés, Long Island Surf, Panathinaikos, Benetton Treviso, BC Kyiv, Saski Baskonia, FC Barcelona Bàsquet, Mens Sana 1871 Basket, and Pallacanestro Reggiana. His career lasted from 1988 to 2007. Marcelo was born on May 12th, 1971 in Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina.

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Nicola is a dance music, pop music, and pop rock musician. She was most active from 1985 to 1985. Nicola was born on November 5th, 1968.

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Lewis Nicola is an american philosophical society, merchant, and society of the cincinnati. His military service ended in 1760.

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Noel was born on October 7th, 1946 in Havana. He breathed his last breath on August 7th, 2005.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1908 6 0 6
1910 5 0 5
1911 6 0 6
1912 17 0 17
1913 15 0 15
1914 18 0 18
1915 31 0 31
1916 25 0 25
1917 23 0 23
1918 29 0 29
1919 28 0 28
1920 30 5 25
1921 19 0 19
1922 13 0 13
1923 24 0 24
1924 22 0 22
1925 16 0 16
1926 18 0 18
1927 14 0 14
1928 16 0 16
1929 21 0 21
1930 9 0 9
1931 13 0 13
1932 10 0 10
1933 9 0 9
1934 12 0 12
1935 9 0 9
1936 7 0 7
1937 5 5 0
1938 12 5 7
1939 14 6 8
1940 21 9 12
1941 24 15 9
1942 20 11 9
1943 17 17 0
1944 23 17 6
1945 45 38 7
1946 58 46 12
1947 43 35 8
1948 62 50 12
1949 48 39 9
1950 43 30 13
1951 31 16 15
1952 33 22 11
1953 40 31 9
1954 52 36 16
1955 52 41 11
1956 51 27 24
1957 53 28 25
1958 54 36 18
1959 35 20 15
1960 61 30 31
1961 58 35 23
1962 76 51 25
1963 97 54 43
1964 81 44 37
1965 97 58 39
1966 105 72 33
1967 106 87 19
1968 147 113 34
1969 189 141 48
1970 166 120 46
1971 188 143 45
1972 236 183 53
1973 173 127 46
1974 155 114 41
1975 172 129 43
1976 159 121 38
1977 149 109 40
1978 180 137 43
1979 179 138 41
1980 140 109 31
1981 123 92 31
1982 123 93 30
1983 120 93 27
1984 110 79 31
1985 121 87 34
1986 110 81 29
1987 104 79 25
1988 97 64 33
1989 131 83 48
1990 136 94 42
1991 131 85 46
1992 138 95 43
1993 120 82 38
1994 114 77 37
1995 119 77 42
1996 113 73 40
1997 115 67 48
1998 103 68 35
1999 107 66 41
2000 97 54 43
2001 100 58 42
2002 109 76 33
2003 100 60 40
2004 103 70 33
2005 76 50 26
2006 70 40 30
2007 84 47 37
2008 76 39 37
2009 62 34 28
2010 56 33 23
2011 57 30 27
2012 60 37 23
2013 38 16 22
2014 51 33 18
2015 52 21 31
2016 41 21 20
2017 37 11 26

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Popularity of Nicola as a first name

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Popularity of Nicola as a last name

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Common last names for Nicola

  • Romano
  • Caruso
  • Dangelo
  • Ferrante
  • Giordano
  • Damico
  • Marino
  • Fusco

Common first names for Nicola

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nicola U.S.
  White 85.84% 64.26%
  African American 1.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nicola

People with the last name Nicola are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nicola

  • How Popular is the name Nicola? Nicola is the 2,919th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nicola was the 14,991st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nicola have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,719 babies born with the first name Nicola in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nicola to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nicola? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nicola first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nicola is Thursday, February 8th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Nicola born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nicola was in 1972 with a total of 183 babies.
  • Random Nicola Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nicola ranks 94th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 7 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Nicola: Your name in reverse order is Alocin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Claoni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nicola? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,971 people with the last name Nicola.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nicola? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nicola as their last name since less than 1 person in 149k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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