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pinWhat does Nicolas mean?

Nicolas /nico-las/ 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 30 more 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 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 history 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 history of Nicolas and related names. Nicholas (#57 from recent data), Nikolai (#536), Nikolas (#563), Nickolas (#717), Nils, Niklas, Nicola and Nicholaus are the prominent varying forms of Nicolas (#196 from recent data) rated in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Nikolaus, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Nicolas was at its apex in the year 1998 (median #631) and is almost as conventional today (#674, 11.7%). Nicholas has generally been popular among parents, although Nicolas appears to be getting popular too, while Nickolas is no longer trendy.

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

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

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

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