Namesakes for Nicholas

Bishops of Rome and the Popes: 5 popes, 1 antipope
      Nicholas I the Great   858-867  
      Nicholas II   1058-1061  
      Nicholas III   1277-1280  
      Nicholas IV   1288-1292  
      Nicholas   1328-1330  
      Nicholas V   1447-1455  
Danish Kings and Queens: 1 king
      King Niels (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1104-1134  
Fictional Characters from Books: 3 characters, 1 hero
      Nicholas Nickleby   1839   Nicholas Nickleby  
      Nikolai Rostov (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1869   War and Peace  
      Nick Carraway (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1925   The Great Gatsby  
      Nicholas Rubashov   1940   Darkness at Noon  
Fictional Characters from Television: 1 character
      Nick Fallon (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Fictional Characters from Traditional Tales: 1 character
      Santa Claus (a.k.a. Nicholas)   European  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms: 1 storm
      Storm Nicholas   2003  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 peace
      (peace) Nicholas Murray Butler   1931  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 4 actors, 1 magician
      Nicholas Lyndhurst   1961-  
      Criss Angel (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1967-  
      Nicholas Brendon   1971-  
      Nicholas D'Agosto   1980-  
      Nicholas Hoult   1989-  
Notable Artists: 1 painter
      Nicolas Poussin (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1594-1665  
Notable Athletes: 3 football, 3 rugby, 2 tennis, 1 cricket, 1 soccer
      (cricket) Learie Constantine (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1901-1971  
      (tennis) Paul Haarhuis (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1966-  
      (rugby) Nick Easter (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1978-  
      (soccer) Nick Rimando (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1979-  
      (rugby) Tom Youngs (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1987-  
      (football) Nick Fairley (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1988-  
      (rugby) Nick Phipps (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1989-  
      (football) Nick Bellore (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1989-  
      (football) Nic Jacobs (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1991-  
      (tennis) Nick Kyrgios (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1995-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
      Niccolò de' Conti (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1395-1469  
Notable Musicians: 2 composers
      Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1844-1908   classical  
      Nicholas Hooper   c. 1967-    
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 2 philosophers
      Nicholas of Cusa   1401-1464  
      Niccolò Machiavelli (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1469-1527  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 astronomer
      Nicolaus Copernicus (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1473-1543  
Olympic Medalists: 3 bronze, 2 gold/silver, 2 silver, 1 gold
      (bronze) Nick Whitehead (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1960   4x100 m relay  
      (silver) Nicholas Sprenger   2004   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
      (silver) Nicholas Willis   2008   1500 m  
      (gold) Nick Skelton (a.k.a. Nicholas)   2012   equestrian  
      (gold/silver) Nick Thoman (a.k.a. Nicholas)   2012   swimming  
      (gold/silver) Zac Purchase (a.k.a. Nicholas)   2008; 2012   rowing  
      (bronze) Nick McCrory (a.k.a. Nicholas)   2012   diving  
      (bronze) Nick Goepper (a.k.a. Nicholas)   2014   freestyle skiing  
Russian Grand Dukes and Tsars: 2 tsars
      Tsar Nikolai I (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1825-1855  
      Tsar Nikolai II (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1894-1917  
Saints: 18 blessed, 11 saints
      Saint Nicholas   ?-343  
      Saint Nicholas   820-867  
      Saint Nicholas the Pilgrim   ?-1094  
      Blessed Nicholas Giustiniani   ?-1180  
      Blessed Nicholas Puglia   1197-1265  
      Saint Nicola of Tolentino (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1245-1305  
      Blessed Nicholas Fortiguera   ?-1270  
      Blessed Nicholas Hermansson   1331-1391  
      Saint Nikola Tavelić (a.k.a. Nicholas)   c. 1340-1391  
      Saint Nicholas of Hungary   ?-1369  
      Blessed Niccolò Albergati (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1375-1443  
      Saint Niklaus von Flüe (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1417-1487  
      Blessed Nicolás Factor (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1520-1583  
      Blessed Nicholas Garlick   1555-1588  
      Saint Nicolaas Pieck (a.k.a. Nicholas)   ?-1572  
      Saint Nicolaas Poppel (a.k.a. Nicholas)   ?-1572  
      Blessed Nicholas Woodfen   ?-1586  
      Blessed Nicholas Horner   ?-1590  
      Blessed Nicholas Postgate   1597-1679  
      Blessed Nicolas Steno (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1600-1686  
      Saint Nicholas Owen   ?-1606  
      Blessed Nicolas Roland (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1642-1678  
      Saint Nicholas The   ?-1839  
      Blessed Mykola Konrad (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1876-1941  
      Blessed Nicola of Gesturi (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1882-1958  
      Blessed Mykola Charnetsky (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1884-1959  
      Blessed Nicholas Bunkerd Kitbamrung   1895-1944  
      Blessed Mykola Tsehelskyi (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1896-1951  
      Blessed Nikolaus Gross (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1898-1945  
Shakespearian Characters: 2 characters
      Nicholas   Taming of the Shrew  
      Sir Nicholas Vaux   Henry VIII  
Title Characters: 1 book, 1 book/musical, 1 song
      (book/musical) Nicholas Nickleby   1839; 1980   Nicholas Nickleby; The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby  
      (song) Nick (a.k.a. Nicholas)   1963   Little Saint Nick  
      (book) Nicholas   1967   Nicholas and Alexandra