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What does Nicolas mean?

Nicolas Pronunciation of Nicolas as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the name Nicolas means "people of victory". Nicolas is a version of Nicholas (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, victory


VARIANTS Nikolos, Nikolaus, Nikolas, Nikkolas, Nicolis, Nicolaus, Nicolaas, Nickolaus, Nickolas

RELATIONS VIA NICHOLAS Colas, Niccolo, Nichol, Nicholai, Nicholaus, Nichole, Nicholl, Nichols, Nicklas, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolay, Nicolet, Nicoli, Nicoll, Nicollet, Nicolls, Nicolo, Niels, Nikkolay, Niklaas, Niklas, Niklos, Nikolai, Nikolay, Nikos, Nilos, Nils



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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)

Nicolas reached its apex position of #132 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is at #192 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Nicholas (#74 FROM RECENT DATA), Nikolai (#479), Nikolas (#553), Nickolas (#841), Nicholaus, Nichols, Nicklas, Nickolaus, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolaus, Niels, Niklas, Nikolaus and Nils are the prominent varying forms of Nicolas (#192) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Colas, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Nicolas was at its apex in the year 1995 (MEDIAN #1349) and is now significantly diminished (#1508, 73.6%). Nicholas has generally been popular among parents, although Nicolas appears to be getting popular too, while versions like Nickolas are no longer trendy.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolaus in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Niels, Niklas, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nils in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bialas, Nico, Nicos, Niles, Nolan and Silas. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nicolas.

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