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pinWhat does Nikolay mean?

Nikolay /niko-lay/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nikolay is "people of victory". Nikolay is an alternate form of Nicholas (Greek) with the prefix Nik-.


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

Nikolay has 37 more different relations via Nicholas: Colas, Nichol, Nicholai, Nicholaus, Nichole, Nicholl, Nichols, Nickey, Nicklas, Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicky, Nicol, Nicolaas, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Nicolet, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicollet, Nicolls, Niels, Nik, Niki, Nikita, Nikki, Nikkolas, Nikky, Niklaas, Niklas, Niklos, Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nikolos, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.

Kreatif forms: Nakolay, Nekolay, Nikole. [more]

pinHow popular is Nikolay?

Nikolay is an unusual first name for men. Nikolay is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Nicholas (#57 last year), Nicolas (#196), Nikolai (#536), Nikolas (#563), Nickolas (#717), Nils, Nicola, Nicholaus, Nicky and Niklas are the prominent variation forms of Nikolay (outside Top 1000). Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in the year 1998 (usage of 0.3319%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.2931%, 11.7% less), but with the forms Nickolas and Nicky becoming less in vogue. Nikolai (#536), Nicolas (#196) and Nikolas (#563) are three of the more chic birth names among these. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Nikolay and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

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