Baby Name Games

Nicole February 17, 2007

Filed under: Girls N,Top 100 List — namegames @ 4:45 pm

US Popular Names for Twins       United States Top 100       Girls


  • The name Nicole was ranked 74 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
  • Nicole first appeared on the charts in 1946 at 947. It increased in popularity and broke into the top 100 in 1969 at 47. It jumped into the top 10 in 1972 at 10 and reached in alltime high of 6 in 1982. It has been steadily decreasing in popularity since then and looks like it’s on its way out.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It offers nickname variety, including Nic, Nicky, Nico and Cole.
  • It has a unique sound compared to other popular girls’ names.


  • Nicole is a French feminine form of Nicholas

Alternate Spellings


  • Nic, Nica, Nicky, Cole

Is your name Nicole or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.


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