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pinWhat does Nikolai mean?

Nikolai /niko-lai/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name. Nikolai's root is Greek, and Nikolai means "people of victory". Nikolai is an alternate spelling of Nicholas (Greek). Nickolai is a familiar last name.


Nikolai has 9 variants: Niccolo, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolay, Nicoli, Nicolo, Nikkolay and Nikolay.

Nikolai has 23 more different forms via Nicholas: Nicholai, Nicklas, Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicol, Nicolaas, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Nicolet, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicolls, Niki, Nikita, Nikki, Nikkolas, Niklaas, Niklas, Niklos, Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nikolos and Nikos.

Kreatif forms: Naakolai, Nakolai, Newkolai. [more]

pinHow popular is Nikolai?

Nikolai is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#41859 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Nikolai for boys. Nikolai entered the list in 2007 and reached its top rank of #536 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Nicholas (#57 in 2014), Nickolas (#717), Nicola, Nicolas (#196), Niklas and Nikolas (#563) are the popular related forms of Nikolai (#536 in 2014). Forms like Nikolos are uncommon. Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread in 1998 (usage of 0.4741%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.4187%, 11.7%), with the form Nickolas becoming less stylish. Nicolas (#196), Nikolai (#536) and Nikolas (#563) are three of the more chic boy names in this compilation. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Nikolai and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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