Nicolas - Meaning of Nicolas
[ 3 syll. ni-co-las, nic-ol-as ] The baby boy name Nicolas is pronounced as NIHK-ow-LaeS- or NIY-Kow-Laa- †. Nicolas is used predominantly in the English, French, and Spanish languages. It is derived from Old Greek origins. Biblical name: In the New Testament, Nicolas was a native and proselyte of Antioch.
In addition, Nicolas is a variation (English, French, and Spanish) of the name Nicholas (English and French).
The name Nicolaas is a variation of Nicolas.
The origin and meaning of Nicolas is inherited by all variant forms.
Nicolas is a popular baby boy name. The name's popularity rose from the 1930s up to the 1990s. Its usage peaked modestly in 1998 with 0.144% of baby boys being given the name Nicolas. It had a ranking of #132 then. The baby name has experienced a fall in popularity since then. In 2018, its usage was 0.109% and its ranking #192. Among the family of boy names directly linked to Nicolas, Nicholas was the most commonly used. In 2018, the name was twice as popular as Nicolas.
Baby names that sound like Nicolas include Nickolas, Nikola, Nahiel, Nakula, Nangila, Nangilah, Nangyla, Nangylah, Neahal, Niccolai, Niccolas, Niccolo, Niccolò, Nichalas, Nichelas, Nichola, Nicholaas, Nicholaes, Nicholai, and Nicholas.
† Pronunciation for Nicolas: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
Details of famous persons named Nicolas:
Actor Nicolas Cage, born Nicolas Coppola 7 January 1964, Long Beach, California.
Mathematician Nicolas Copernicus, born Niclas Kopernik 19 February 1473 - 24 May 1543, Torun, Poland.
President of France Nicolas Sarkozy, born Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sárkozy de Nagy-Bocsa 28 January 1955, Paris, France.