What does Nicanor mean?
(male) Nicanna, Nicanno, ..
(female) Nicanna, Nicanni, .. Middle name pairings:
Nicanor Boone (N.B.), ..
How popular is Nicanor?
Nicanor is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#63297 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Nicholas (#62 a year ago) is the only popular alternative form of Nicanor (outside Top 2000). This form of Nicanor reached the top of its popularity in 1995 (#6) and is now much less widespread (#62, ▼78.7%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Minor▼, Nazor, Nicandreo (see Nicandro), Nicandro, Nicandros, Nicco, Nickson, Nico▲, Nicos, Nikander, Nisan, Nizar, Viator and Victor▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nicanor.See names in meaning and etymology.