What 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 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]
How 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)