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pinWhat does Nikolay mean?

Nikolay /niko-lay/ 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 22 more different relations via Nicholas: Nicholai, Nicklas, Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicol, Nicolaas, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Nicolet, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicolls, Nikita, Nikkolas, Nikky, Niklaas, Niklas, Niklos, Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nikolos and Nikos.

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. Demographics)

Nicholas (#57 from recent data), Nicolas (#196), Nikolai (#536), Nikolas (#563), Nickolas (#717), Niklas and Nicola are the prominent variation forms of Nikolay (outside Top 1000). Usage of these forms of Nikolay was common among parents in the year 1998 (adoption of 0.47%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.42%, 11.7% less), but with the form Nickolas falling out of style. Nicholas is a constant favorite, although Nicolas appears to be gaining favor too. Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of Nikolay and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

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

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Findlay, Finlay, Niko, Nikodim and Nolan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nikolay.