Nick Name Meaning & Origin

Nick

Pronunciation: NIK (key)

Origin of the name Nicholas:

From the Latin Nicolaus, a derivative of the Greek Nikolaos (victory of the people), a compound name composed of the elements nikē (victory) and laos (the people). The name was borne by St. Nicholas, a 4th-century bishop of Myra who is regarded as the patron saint of Russia and Greece, and of children, sailors, and wolves.

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Nicky, Bro, Nicole, Nictastic, Joe, Brandon, Bran Flakes, OJ Simpson, Nickelodeon, icky nicky, small cut, hell yea, nickel,

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Nick means "Scared Warrior"

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Nick Matthews, singer for post hardcore band Get Scared also king of sexy

Nick Walcott, RnB singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist born in Winnipeg, MB. Acoustic channel: "xalwaysfaithfulx"
Nick Drake, was an English singer-songwriter and musician, known for his gentle guitar-based songs. He failed to find a wide audience during his lifetime but his work has gradually achieved wider notice and recognition.
Nick Jonas, member of pop-rock band the Jonas Brothers.
Nick Hornby, English novelist, essayist and screenwriter.
Nick Nolte, American actor.
Nick Saban, the head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide college football team.
Nick Santino, lead singer of the band A Rocket to the Moon
Nick Carter, American singer, member of the Backstreet Boys

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Nick Charles in "The Thin Man" series.
Nick Wilde from Disney's Zootopia

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