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Meaning and name origin

Nikolai \n(i)-ko-lai\ as a boy's name has the meaning "people of victory" and is a variant of Nicholas (Greek), biblical: one of seven "qualified men" in the first-century Christian congregation.

Nikolai has 9 variant forms: Niccolo, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolay, Nicoli, Nicolo, Nikkolay, Nikolay.

Nikolai is also pronounced similarly to Nicholai. Another suggested similar baby name is Nikolas.


Nikolai is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#46097 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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