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Nicholas Meaning


What does Nicholas mean?

The name Nicholas is of Greek, English and French origin.

The meaning of Nicholas is "victorious people".

Nicholas is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ni-cho-las.

The Given Name Nicholas

Nicholas is quite a memorable name and a welcome find.

This great little boy name has a natural charm.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Nicholas falls into the easy nickname name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Nicholas Brendon, and Nicholas Bunkerd Kitbamrung.

Nicholas Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 74 in baby name popularity for boys with 4,801 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 68 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,348 occurrences. It ranked 15,372 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.

Want to see how Nicholas sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Nicholas Name Popularity Page.

Nicholas Related Names

Variants of the name Nicholas include Nickolas, Nikolas.

The names Coley, Miklavz, Miklos, Mikolaj, Mikolas, Mikula, Mikulas, Neacal, Neculai, Niccolo, Nichola, Nickolaus, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolaas, Nicolae, Nicolao, Nicolas, Nicolau, Nicole, Nicolette, Nigul, Niilo, Niklas, Niklaus, Niko, Nikola, Nikolaas, Nikolai, Nikolaj, Nikolajs, Nikolao, Nikolaus, Nils, Nioclas are all forms of Nicholas.

Nicholas has the diminutives (nicknames) Cole, Collins, Launo, Nic, Nicjo, Nicky, Nykko.

Famous Nicholass

  • Nicholas ~ 1 storm, Saint
  • Nicholas Brendon ~ Actor
  • Nicholas Bunkerd Kitbamrung ~ Saint
  • Nicholas Fortiguera ~ Saint
  • Nicholas Garlick ~ Saint
  • Nicholas Giustiniani ~ Saint
  • Nicholas Hermansson ~ Saint
  • Nicholas Hooper ~ Musician
  • Nicholas Horner ~ Saint
  • Nicholas Hoult ~ Actor
  • Nicholas I the Great ~ Pope (858-867)
  • Nicholas II ~ Pope (1058-1061)
  • Nicholas III ~ Pope (1277-1280)
  • Nicholas IV ~ Pope (1288-1292)
  • Nicholas Lyndhurst ~ Actor
  • Nicholas Murray Butler ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 1931
  • Nicholas Nickleby ~ Nicholas Nickleby character
  • Nicholas of Hungary ~ Saint
  • Nicholas Owen ~ Saint
  • Nicholas Postgate ~ Saint
  • Nicholas Puglia ~ Saint
  • Nicholas Rubashov ~ Darkness at Noon character
  • Nicholas The ~ Saint
  • Nicholas the Pilgrim ~ Saint
  • Nicholas V ~ Pope (1447-1455)
  • Nicholas Woodfen ~ Saint

Nicholas Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Nicholas.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Nicholas are often nice and earnest but most of all they are read more >>

Nicholas Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Nicholas in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nicholas.

Just for fun, see the name Nicholas in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Nicholas in Nautical Flags page.