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Origin and popularity of the name NICHOL

Origin

Nichol : 1: Scottish and northern English: from the Middle English personal name Nic(h)ol(e) a vernacular form of Nic(h)olas (see Nicholas). Compare Nickel and Nicol.2: In some cases also an American shortened and altered form of Greek Nikolas its variant Nicolas or of any of various derivatives of the personal name Nikola(o)s ‘Nicholas’ including Nikolis (see Nicoli). Compare Nicholas and Nicol.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 6,686 individuals with the name NICHOL on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name NICHOL

    NICHOLL NICKLE