Nicolas Name Meaning & Origin

Nicolas

Pronunciation: NI-kə-lis (English), nee-koh-LAH (French), nee-koh-LAHS (Spanish) (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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Nicholas, Nico

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Nicolas is #20 in Canada (Québec); #29 in France.

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Nic, Nico, Noki, Noki le twerk, #Nicotonto (The Baby Name Wizard's Favourite), Nockofredo, Necklace (Brazils Favourite)

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Meaning: Victory of the people; french variation of Nicholas.

Origin: Greek, French

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Nicolas Cage (born Nicholas Coppola)
Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France
Nicolas "Nic" Armbruster, Youtuber (Fresh Men)

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Le Petit Nicolas (Little Nicolas) is the main character of a classic French children's book series, which will be adapted into animated form (on TV) and real form (movie) in September 2009. The books have been translated into English under the title "Nicholas".

Nicolas Calva in the Mark of the Thief trilogy by Jennifer Nielsen

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