Nikolaos

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Νικολαος (Nikolaos) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

First element (Niko-): (see NIK)

Greek nike = 'victory'

Last element (-laos):

Greek laós = 'people'

Related Names

Lávo
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Nicholao
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Old Swedish
Nicholaus
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Nickolaus
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Nicol
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Nicola
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Nicolaus
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Nihkolávo
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Nihkul
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Nikola
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Nikolaos
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Greek
Nikolaus
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Nycolaus
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Old Swedish

See also

For female forms see Nicola

Further Information

Nikolaos is a common name among immigrants from Greece, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

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[6]
797 907 0 0 797 907
Denmark Denmark[7]
148
n.a.
0
n.a.
148
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
256 0 0
n.a.
256
Iceland Iceland[9]
3 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
129
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Nikolaos.


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/