What does Nikolas mean?
Nikolas /niko-las/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Nikolas means "people of victory". Nikolas is a variant transcription of Nicholas (Greek). Niklaus is a popular surname.
Nikolas▲ has 35 more alternative forms via Nicholas: Colas, Niccolo, Nichol, Nicholai, Nicholaus, Nichole, Nicholl, Nichols, Nicklas, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolay, Nicolet, Nicoli, Nicoll, Nicollet, Nicolls, Nicolo, Niels, Nik, Niki, Nikita, Nikki, Nikkolay, Nikky, Niklaas, Niklas, Niklos, Nikolai▲, Nikolay, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.Kreatif forms: Nakolas, Newkolas, Nukolas. [more]
How popular is Nikolas?
Nikolas is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#60706 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Nikolas for boys. Nikolas entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #285 in the U.S. in 1998, and is currently at #563. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Popular alternative forms of Nikolas (#563 the previous year) are Nicholas (#57 the previous year), Nicholaus, Nickolas (#717), Nicola, Nicolas (#196), Niklas, Nikolai (#536) and Nils. These boy names reached the top of their popularity in 1998 (usage of 0.3688%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3257%, down 11.7%), with the version Nickolas becoming less in vogue. Nicolas (#196), Nikolai (#536) and Nikolas (#563) are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Nikolas and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)