Given Name NICOLAUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Νικολαος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: NI-ko-lows (German), NEE-ko-lows (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Nikolaos (see NICHOLAS). This form is also used in Germany as a variant of NIKOLAUS.
VARIANTS: Nikolaus, Nickolaus (German), Niklaus (German (Swiss)), Nikolaos (Ancient Greek)
DIMINUTIVES: Claus, Klaus, Nico, Niko (German)
FEMININE FORMS: Nicol, Nicola, Nicole, Nikola (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: 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), 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), Nichol, Nicol, Col (Medieval English), Niklas, Cai, Caj, Kai, Kaj, Kay, Klaus, Nils (Norwegian), Mikołaj (Polish), Nicolau, Nico (Portuguese), Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor (Romanian), Nikolai, Nikolay, Kolya (Russian), Neacel, Nichol, Nicol (Scottish), 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)

Categories

astronomers, Latinizations
Entry updated December 8, 2017