Notable people bearing this name include:
- Nikollë Bardhi (1551-1617), Albanian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
- Nikollë Dukagjini, 15th-century member of the Dukagjini family.
- Nikollë Leonik Tomeu (1456-1531), Albanian-born scholar and professor
- Nikollë Keta (1741-1803), Arbëresh writer and priest.
- Nikollë Bojaxhiu, Albanian businessman, benefactor and politician.
- Nikollë Kaçorri (1862-1917), prominent figure of the National Renaissance of Albania.
- Nikollë Ivanaj (1879-1951), Albanian publisher and writer from Malësia.
- Nikollë Nikprelaj (born 1961), Albanian singer from Tuzi, Montenegro
- Nikollë Lesi, Albanian politician.