Nicolaj Name Meaning & Origin
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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Its a variant of the name Nicholas
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- Nicknames for Nicolaj
Nick, Niki, Colaj
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Variant of Nicholas commonly used in Eastern European countries like Serbia
- Famous real-life people named Nicolaj
Nikolaj Velimirovic - Eastern Orthodox Bishop now Saint Nicolaj
Nicolaj Rasted - Member of danish band 'Hej Matematik!'
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