Nicola History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Nicola family

The surname Nicola was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Nicola family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nicola research. Another 104 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1586, 1716, 1756, and 1828 are included under the topic Early Nicola History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Nicola Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Nicolai, Nicola, Nicolarts, Nicolas, Nicolay, Nicolau and many more.

Early Notables of the Nicola family (pre 1700)

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Nicola migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nicola Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ludwig Nicola, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
Nicola Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Dn Nicola, aged 27, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1820 [1]
  • Guan Nicola, aged 28, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1854 [1]
  • Gavini Nicola, aged 28, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1858 [1]
  • Jose Maria Nicola, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1868 [1]
  • Gaetano Nicola, age 41, who arrived in America on June 7, 1880, aboard the "Victoria"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Nicola (post 1700)

  • Annabel Nicola Croft (b. 1966), English former professional British No. 1 female tennis player and current radio and television presenter from Farnborough, Kent
  • Carlo Nicola Pagani (b. 1977), Italian football defender
  • Mrs. Nicola Anne Spinks B.E.M., (b. 1967), born in London, British Fell Runner was appointed the British Empire Medal on 8th June 2018, for services to Sport and charity
  • Mrs. Nicola Parry B.E.M.,, British Associate Director of Nursing and Head of Midwifery for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was appointed the British Empire Medal on 8th June 2018, for services to Midwifery
  • Ms. Nicola Jane Parry-Belcher M.B.E.,, British Major for the Royal Logistic Corps, recipient of Member of the Order of the British Empire on 8th June 2018 [2]
  • Mrs. Nicola Jane Latham B.E.M.,, Development Director for UCAN Productions, was appointed Medallist of the British Empire Medal 29th December 2018 for services to Blind and to Partially Sighted Young People in Wales [2]
  • Ms. Nicola Kathryn Symmons M.B.E.,, British Headteacher for Heol Goffa School in Llanelli, was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 for services to Education [2]
  • Dr. Nicola Phillips O.B.E.,, British Professor in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy for Cardiff University, was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 for services to Physiotherapy [2]
  • Ms. Nicola Claire Temple Wetherill M.B.E.,, British Major, Ice Maiden Expedition team leader for the Royal Army Medical Corps, made history by planning and leading the first all-female team across the Antarctic unassisted, was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 [2]
  • Ms. Nicola Suzanne Thomas O.B.E.,, British Group Captain for the Royal Air Force, was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists
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