Nicholas

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Creative spelling (also English) of Nikolas [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Nikolás

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Nicholas
Genitive: Nicholas'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Nicholas
Genitive: Nicholaksen
Partitive: Nicholasta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Nicholas
Genitive: Nicholas'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Nicholas
Genitive: Nicholas' / Nicholas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 96 people were named Nicholas (percentage of first or only given name: 35 %) [6]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
1888 2859 0 5 1888 2854
Denmark Denmark[8]
1615
n.a.
0
n.a.
1615
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
1568 0 0
n.a.
1568
Iceland Iceland[10]
30 37
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
12 13
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1354
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Nicholas (m) Sources: [7][8][12][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Nicholas (m)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no