Nikolai

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Nicolai [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Nicolai

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Nikolainpoika Finland
Nikolaisen Denmark Norway
Nikolaison Norway
Nikolaissen Norway
Nikolaisson Iceland Norway
Nikolaissøn Norway
Nikolaisøn Norway

Female

Nikolaidatter Norway
Nikolaidotter Norway
Nikolaintytär Finland
Nikolaisdatter Denmark Norway
Nikolaisdotter Norway
Nikolaisdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Nikolai
Genitive: Nikolais
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Nikolai
Genitive: Nikolain
Partitive: Nikolaita
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Nikolai
Accusative: Nikolai
Dative: Nikolai
Genitive: Nikolais
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Nikolai
Genitive: Nikolais
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Nikolai
Genitive: Nikolais

Name Days

Finland Finland

6 December

Norway Norway

6 December

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Nikolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig (8 September 1783 – 2 September 1872), Danish pastor, author, poet, philosopher, historian, teacher and politician
  • Nikolai William Alexander Frederik (born 28 August 1999), Prins til Danmark (Prince of Denmark)

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 3977 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 1958 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
1 1 295 752
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 0 10 15
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 15725
  #: 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 Nikolai(m) Sources: [6][5][4][8]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Nikolai(m) Sources: [9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Nikolai(m)

Sources: [6] [5] [4] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. details see Name Statistic tables