What 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 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]
How 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)
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)