Mikolaj Name Meaning & Origin

Mikolaj

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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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Polish form of Nicholas. Pronounced "mee-KAW-way"

Personal experiences with the name Mikolaj

I've met one individual with this name, at my university. Very pleasant person; he has an accent so I assume he is from Poland or thereabouts. He pronounces his name like Nikolai but with an M, and the first vowel leans towards a long E (ee) sound.

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Meanings and history of the name Mikolaj

From behindthename.com: "victory of the people" from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and λαος (laos) "people".

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Mikołaj Gomółka - Polish Renaissance composer

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