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What does Nicolaus mean?

Nicolaus Pronunciation of Nicolaus as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Nicolaus is "people of victory". Nicolaus is a variant form of Nicholas (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, victory


VARIANTS Nikolos, Nikolaus, Nikolas, Nikkolas, Nicolis, Nicolas, Nicolaas, Nickolaus, Nickolas

RELATIONS VIA NICHOLAS Nicholai, Nicholaus, Nichols, Nicklas, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolay, Nicolet, Nicoli, Nicoll, Nicollet, Nicolls, Nicolo, Niklaas, Niklas, Nikolai, Nikolay



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How popular is Nicolaus?

Nicolaus is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#46944 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Nicolaus entered the list in 1994 and reached its highest position of #1878 in the U.S. in the year 1995, but is not in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicolaus name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicolaus outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Nicolaus are Nicholas (#74 VIA LATEST LIST), Nicholaus, Nichols, Nicklas, Nickolas (#841), Nickolaus, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolas (#192), Niklas, Nikolai (#479), Nikolas (#553) and Nikolaus. These relations of Nicolaus were favored by parents in the year 1995 (USAGE OF 1.7%) and are now much less popular (USAGE 0.5%, 73.6%), with versions like Nicholas becoming less in vogue. Nicholas is the longstanding favorite, although Nicolas appears to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicolaus, Nicholas, Nicholaus, Nichols, Nicklas in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicola, Nicolai, Nicolas in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Niklas, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nikolaus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aeolus, Aiolus, Arcelius, Archelaus, Aricelius, Arkelaus, Carolus, Cecilius, Claus, Jacobus, Klaus, Niccolo, Nichol, Nichole, Nicholl, Nickleby, Nico, Nicodemo, Nicodemus, Nicomedes, Nicomedo, Nicos, Nicostratus, Niels, Nigellus, Nikkolay (see Nicholas), Niklos, Nikodemus, Nikos, Niles, Nilos, Nils, Nolan, Noland and Siorus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nicolaus.

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