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Nikolej

FORM OF:
nicolai
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

  • danishdanish

Related names

VARIANTS
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
FEMININE
danish
nikole, nichole, nicole, nikola, nikol, nicola, nikoletta, nicol, nikolette, Nicolaia
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
niko, klaas, nick, nicky, colin, nils, klas, claes, klaes, nels, niels, nilas, miko, Claas, Clas, Nickie, niki, Nicco, Nicko, Nikko, Nilaus, Nilavs, Nilaus, Nichi, Nici, Nicki

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
catalan
nicolas, nicolau, nicolás, Nicolàs
croatian
nikola, mikula, mika, nikić, mikola, nikula
czech
nikola, mikulÁŠ, mikolÁŠ, mikula, nicolas
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
spanish
nicolas, nicolás
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

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4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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