Over the past 110 years, 587 193 girls and 739 boys have been named Nicole. The name Nicole ranks 44th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Nicole in 1937. The peak of popularity of the name Nicole came in the 1970s and 1980s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.