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pinWhat does Nicolas mean?

Nicolas /nico-las/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the name Nicolas means "people of victory". Nicolas is a version of Nicholas (Greek). Nicols is a common last name.


Nicolas has 9 variants: Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicolaas, Nicolaus, Nicolis, Nikkolas, Nikolas, Nikolaus and Nikolos.

Nicolas has 37 more relations via Nicholas: Colas, Nic, Nicanor, Niccolo, Nichol, Nicholai, Nicholaus, Nichole, Nicholl, Nichols, Nick, Nickey, Nickie, Nicklas, Nicky, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolay, Nicolet, Nicoli, Nicoll, Nicollet, Nicolls, Nicolo, Niels, Nikita, Nikkolay, Niklaas, Niklas, Niklos, Nikolai, Nikolay, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.

Kreatif forms: Nacolas, Necolas, Niclas. [more]

pinHow popular is Nicolas?

Nicolas is a very popular first name for men (#427 out of 1220, Top 35%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5525 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Nicolas for boys. Nicolas entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #132 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is at #196 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicolas name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Nicolas and related names. Nicholas (#57 last year), Nikolai (#536), Nikolas (#563), Nickolas (#717), Nils, Niklas, Nicola, Nicholaus, Nick and Nicky are the prominent varying forms of Nicolas (#196 last year) rated in the Top 1000. Variants like Nicolao are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in the year 1999 (usage of 0.3179%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2665%, 16.2%), with the versions Nickolas, Nick and Nicky becoming less fashionable. Nikolai (#536), Nicolas (#196) and Nikolas (#563) are three of the more fashionable birth names among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicolas, Nicholas, Nicholaus, Nick, Nickolas in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicky, Nicola, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nils in U.S.

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