Nicodemus - Meaning of Nicodemus
[ 4 syll. ni-co-de-mus, nic-odem-us ] The baby boy name Nicodemus is pronounced as NihK-ah-DIY-MahS (English) †. Nicodemus is largely used in English and it is derived from Old Greek origins. The name Nicodemus means victory of the people. A biblical name, it is derived from the words 'nike' which means victory ; 'demos' people. Nicodemus (Old Greek) is an old form of the name. The name is of the same meaning as Nicholas. It was borne in the Bible by the Pharisee who listened to Jesus' teachings and later helped bury Jesus after the crucifixion. The name was widely adopted by English Puritans in the 17th century.
Nicodem, Nicodemius, Nicodemo (Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish), Nicodème (French), Nikodem (Polish), Nikodema, Nikodemos (Greek), Nikodemus (German), Nikodim (Russian), and Teemu (Finnish) are variant transcriptions of Nicodemus.
Nico (shortening in English) is another variant transcription of the name.
Nicodemus is not popular as a baby boy name. It is listed outside of the top 1000. In 2018, out of the family of boy names directly related to Nicodemus, Nicholas was the most frequently used.
Baby names that sound like Nicodemus include Nikodema, Nikodemos, Nikodemus, and Nicodemius.
† Pronunciation for Nicodemus: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"