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nicolás

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
Nī́Kē ‎LāóS > NīKóLāOS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
Nī́Kē ‎(νῑ́κη) LāóS (λᾱός) NīKóLāOS ‎(Νῑκόλᾱος)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek name “Nīkólāos ‎(Νῑκόλᾱος)”, composed of two elements: “nī́kē ‎(νῑ́κη)” (victory, success) plus “lāós (λᾱός)” (people, people assembled). In turn the name means “victory of the people”. The Eastern Orthodox Church, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Anglican Churches celebrate Saint Nicholas every year on December 6, which is the name day for "Nicholas". In Greece, the name and its derivatives are especially popular in maritime regions, as St. Nicholas is considered the protector saint of seafarers. Saint Nicholas was a historic 4th-century Christian saint and Greek Bishop of Myra (Demre, part of modern-day Turkey) in Lycia. He had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him, and thus became the model for Santa Claus, whose modern name comes from the Dutch Sinterklaas, itself from a series of elisions and corruptions of the transliteration of "Saint Nikolaos".
KEYWORDS:
RELIGION (SAINTS) / RELIGION (BISHOPS)

Usage

  • catalancatalan
  • spanishspanish

Related names

VARIANTS
catalan
nicolas, nicolau, Nicolàs
spanish
nicolas
FEMININE
catalan
nicole
spanish
nicole, nicolasa
PET & SHORT FORM
spanish
colás

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Ancient Greek - Latinized
nicolaos, nicolaus
albanian
nikollë, nikolla, nikollai, niklaus
armenian
nikoghayos, nikoghos
basque
nikola
belarusian
Mikalay, mikola
breton
Nikolaz
bulgarian
nikola, nikolay
croatian
nikola, mikula, mika, nikić, mikola, nikula
czech
nikola, mikulÁŠ, mikolÁŠ, mikula, nicolas
danish
nicolai, nik, nikola, nikolaj, niklas, nicholas, nikolas, nicolas, nickolas, nikolaus, niklaus, nicolaus, nicolaj, Miklas, Nicklavs, Nickolass, Nikolai, Nicolay, Nicolei, Nicolej, Nicholai, Nicholaj, Nickolai, Nickolaj, Nickolei, Nikolej
dutch
nik, nicolaas, nikolaas, nicolaus
english
nik, nicholas, nikolas, nickolas
esperanto
nikolao
estonian
nigul
faroese
niklas, nikolas, Niklái, Niclái
finnish
nicolai, nikola, nikolaj, niklas, nicholas, nikolas, nicolas, nikolaus, mikola, Miklas, Miikula, Nikolai, Nikulai, Mikolai
french
nicholas, nicolas
galician
nicolas, nicolau
georgian
nikoloz
german
nikola, niklas, nikolas, nicolas, nikolaus, niklaus, nickolaus, nicolaus, Niclas
german - swiss
niklaus
greek
Nikólaos, Nikolís, Nikólas
greenlandic
nicolai, nikolaj, niklas, nicholas, nicolas, nicolaj, Nikolai, Níkulât, Nikkulaat
hungarian - magyar
nikola, miklÓs, nikolasz, nyikoláj
icelandic
nikolas, nicolas, Nikulás, Sigurlás, Nikolai
irish
Nioclás
italian
nicola, nicolas, niccolÒ, nicolò, NICOLOSo
latvian
nikolass, nikolajs, Niklāvs
lithuanian
Mikalojus, Nikolajus
macedonian
nikola, nikolče
middle english
nichol, Nicol
norwegian
nicolai, nikola, nikolaj, niklas, nicholas, nikolas, nicolas, nickolas, nikolaus, nicolaj, Nikulaus, Nikuls, Nikolai, Nicolay, Nekolai, Nicholai, Nicholay, Nickolai, Nickolaj, Nickolay, Nikkolai
old danish
niklas, nicolaus
old norse
nikolas, nicolaus, Nikolás, Nikulas, Nikulás
old swedish
niklas, nicolaus, niklis, niclis, nighils, Nicholao, Nycolaus, Nikulas, Nikels, Nilis
polish
mikołaj
portuguese
nicolau
romanian
nicolas, nicolae, neculai, niculae, neculae, nicolaie
russian
nikolay
sami - lapps
Nihkolávo, Nihkul
scottish
neacel, nichol, Neacal
serbian
nikola, nikolaj
slovak
mikulÁŠ, mikolÁŠ
slovene
nik, nikola, nikolaj, miklavŽ, nikolče, nicolaj
swedish
nicolai, nik, nikola, nikolaj, niklas, nicholas, nikolas, nicolas, nickolas, nikolaus, niklaus, nicolaus, nicolaj, niklis, niclis, Nicklaus, Niclaus, Nikolai, Nicolay, Nicholai, Nicholaj, Nicholay, Nickolai, Nickolaj, Nickolay
turkish
nikola
ukrainian
mykola, mykolai

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

1
Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
ENTRE NICOLE ET NICOLAS ALLAIN LEPREST
L'AMI NICOLAS ANNABEL BUFFET
NICOLAS ARBADÉTORNE
LA CHANSON DE NICOLAS CHRISTIAN PACCOUD
NICOLAS CLAUDE FONFRÈDE FEAT. DOMINIQUE BECKER
PAUVRE NICOLAS DANIEL BALAVOINE
FRÈRE NICOLAS DOMINIQUE SCHEDER
NICOLAS ET MARJOLAINE DOROTHÉE
MARSAN ET NICOLAS ERIK MONTRY
LA CHANSON DE NICOLAS FRANCESCA SOLLEVILLE
LETTRE À NICOLAS FRANCIS BLANCHE
NICOLAS GILBERT BÉCAUD
L'OURS DE NICOLAS JANN HALEXANDER
NICOLAS JEAN-LUC SALMON
NICOLAS,CHIEN D'EXPÉRIENCE JULIETTE GRÉCO
NICOLAS ET RACHIDA LA CHANSON DU DIMANCHE
NICOLAS LES CAILLOUX
NICOLAS MON VALET LES CHARBONNIERS DE L'ENFER
LAF RANCE DU PETIT NICOLAS LES FATALS PICARDS
NICOLAS ET SÉGOLÈNE LES MUSCLÉS
LE P’TIT NICOLAS LES OGRES DE BARBACK
NICOLAS LOUISE VILLE
CE FOU DE NICOLAS MICHEL DELPECH
LE PETIT NICOLAS MICHEL FAUBERT
HISTOIRE TRÈS DÉCOUSUE DE NICOLAS DÉGLINGUE PHILIPPE FORCIOLI
LA CHANSON DE NICOLAS PIERRE BAROUH
NICOLAS PAOURA PIERRE CHASTELLAIN
CHANSON POUR NICOLAS PIERRE LOUKI
NICOLAS OU NICOLAS (ÀNICOLAS PEYRAC) SERGE LAMA
NICOLAS SYLVIE VARTAN
NICOLAS WILLIAM SHELLER

Notable people and personalities​

Nicolás Almagro (born 1985), Spanish Tennis Player
Nicolás Falczuk (born 1986), Argentine Professional Football Player
Nicolás Guillén (1902–1989), Cuban Poet, Journalist, Political Activist And Writer
Nicolás Guillén Landrián (1938 - 2003), Cuban Filmmaker And Painter
Nicolas Kiefer (born 1977), Former German Tennis Player
Nicolás Lapentti (born 1976), Ecuadorian Professional Tennis Player
Nicolas Mahut (born 1982), French Tennis Player
Nicolás Massú (born 1979), Chilean Tennis Player
Nicolas N'koulou (born 1990), Cameroonian Footballer
Nicolás Palacios (1854–1931), Chilean Physician, Writer And Political Activist
Nicolás Pereira (born 1970), Retired Venezuelan Tennis Player
Nicolas Sarkozy (born 1955), President Of France
Nicolás Tauber (born 1980), Argentine Professional Football Player
Nicolás Terol (born 1988), Spanish Motorcycle Moto Gp Racer
Nicolás Zúñiga Y Miranda (born 1865), Mexican Presidential Candidate And Eccentric