Boy name origins & meanings
- Greek : Victorious people
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- Southern Italian (mainly Sicily; Nicolò) : from the personal name Nicolo, a reduced form of Nicolao, from Greek Nikolaos (see Nicholas).
- Greek : use of the Italian surname as a reduced form of Greek patronymic surnames such as Nikolopoulos or Nikologlou, or of compound names used as patronymics, such as Nikolodimos ‘Dimitrios son of Nicholas’, Nikolothanassis ‘Athanasios son of Nicholas’, or Nikologiannis ‘John son of Nicholas’.