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Meaning & History

Medieval English and Scottish form of NICHOLAS. This was the middle name of character in the novel 'Rob Roy' (1817) by Sir Walter Scott.
VariantsNeacel Scottish Nichol Medieval English
DiminutiveCol Medieval English
Other Languages & CulturesNicolaus, Nikolaos Ancient Greek Nikola Basque Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolay Bulgarian Nicolau Catalan Nikola, Nikica, Niko, Nikša Croatian Mikuláš, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola Czech Niklas, Nikolaj, Cai, Caj, Claus, Kai, Kaj, Kay, Klaus, Nels, Niels, Nils Danish Nicolaas, Nikolaas, Kai, Klaas, Nick, Nico, Niek Dutch Nicholas, Colin, Collin, Nic, Nick, Nickolas, Nicky, Nik, Nikolas English Nikolao, Niĉjo Esperanto Nigul Estonian Niklas, Kai, Klaus, Launo, Niilo, Niko Finnish Nicolas French Kai, Kay, Klaes Frisian Nicolau Galician Nikoloz, Nika, Niko, Nikusha Georgian Niklas, Nikolaus, Claus, Kai, Kay, Klaus, Nickolaus, Nico, Nicolaus, Niko German Niklaus German (Swiss) Nicolaos, Nikolaos, Nik, Nikolas, Nikos Greek Miklós, Kolos, Miksa Hungarian Nioclás Irish Niccolò, Nicola, Nico, Nicolao, Nicolò Italian Nikolajs Latvian Klaos Limburgish Klaas Low German Nikola, Nikolče, Nikolche Macedonian Nikora Maori Niklas, Cai, Caj, Kai, Kaj, Kay, Klaus, Nils Norwegian Mikołaj Polish Nicolau, Nico Portuguese Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor Romanian Nikolai, Nikolay, Kolya Russian Nikola, Nikica Serbian Mikuláš Slovak Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Nik, Niko Slovene Nicolás, Nico Spanish Niklas, Cai, Caj, Claes, Kai, Kaj, Kay, Klas, Nils Swedish Mykola Ukrainian
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Entry updated March 14, 2016   Contribute