What does Nicholai mean?
Nicholai /nich-olai/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name. Nicholai's name origin is Greek, and the meaning of Nicholai is "people of victory". Nicholai is an alternate form of Nicholas (Greek). Compare surname Nickolai.
Nicholai has 32 alternative forms via Nicholas: Niccolo, Nichol, Nicholaus, Nichole, Nicholl, Nichols, Nicklas, Nickolas▼, Nickolaus, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolaas, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolas▲, Nicolaus, Nicolay, Nicolet, Nicoli, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicollet, Nicolls, Nicolo, Nikkolas, Nikkolay, Niklas, Nikolai▲, Nikolas▲, Nikolaus, Nikolay and Nikolos.Kreatif forms: Nacholai, Nucholai. [more]
How popular is Nicholai?
Nicholai is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#109915 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Nicholai and associated names. Nicholas (#57 a year ago), Nicolas (#196), Nikolai (#536), Nikolas (#563), Nickolas (#717), Nicola, Nicholaus and Niklas are the prominent variation forms of Nicholai (outside Top 1000). Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in the year 1998 (usage of 0.4149%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3664%, down 11.7%), with the version Nickolas becoming less stylish. Nikolai (#536), Nicolas (#196) and Nikolas (#563) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)