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What does Nicholaus mean?

Nicholaus [nich-olaus] as a boys' name. Nicholaus' name origin is Greek, and the name Nicholaus means "people of victory". Nicholaus is a version of Nicholas (Greek) with the suffix -us.

Associated with: greek, victory.


Nicholaus has 20 related forms via Nicholas: Nichol, Nicholai, Nichole, Nicholl, Nichols, Nicklas, Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicola, Nicolaas, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Nicolay, Nicolis, Nicolls, Nikkolas, Nikolas and Nikolaus.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Natholaus, Nelsolaus, ..

(female) Nichda, Nichla, ..

How popular is Nicholaus?

Nicholaus is a rare given name for men. Nicholaus is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name history of Nicholaus for boys. Nicholaus was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #852 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicholaus name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicholaus outside U.S.

Nicholas (#57 in recent rankings), Nicolas (#196), Nikolas (#563), Nickolas (#717), Nikolaus, Nicolaus, Nickolaus, Nichols, Nicklas and Nicola are the prominent varying forms of Nicholaus. Other variants, like Nicolls, are seldom used. These relations of Nicholaus reached the apex of their popularity 19 years ago (usage of 1.7%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.5%, 71%), with forms like Nicholas becoming somewhat dated. Nicholas is the steady favorite, although Nicolas appears to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicholaus, Nicholas, Nichols, Nicklas, Nickolas in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nickolaus, Nicola, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Nikolas, Nikolaus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nicolas outside U.S.

Similar Names


Recommended names are Aiolus, Archelaus, Niccolo, Nicodemus, Nicol, Nicolet, Nicoli, Nicoll, Nicollet, Nicolo, Nicos, Nigellus, Nikkolay (see Nicholas), Niklaas, Niklas, Nikolai, Nikolay, Nikolos and Wilhelmus. Like Nicholaus, these names are not frequently used.