Nikolay
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Given Name NIKOLAY
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Николай (Russian, Bulgarian)
PRONOUNCED: nee-kah-LIE (Russian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Russian and Bulgarian form of NICHOLAS. A notable bearer was the Russian novelist Nikolay Gogol (1809-1852).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Nikolai (Russian), Nikola, Nikolai (Bulgarian)
DIMINUTIVE: Kolya (Russian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Nicolaus, Nikolaos (Ancient Greek), Nikola (Basque), Nicolau (Catalan), Nikola, Nikica, Niko, Nikša (Croatian), Mikuláš, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola (Czech), Niklas, Nikolaj, Claus, Klaus, Niels (Danish), Nicolaas, Nikolaas, Klaas, Nick, Nico, Niek (Dutch), Nicholas, Colin, Collin, Nic, Nick, Nickolas, Nicky, Nik, Nikolas (English), Nikolao, Niĉjo (Esperanto), Nigul (Estonian), Niklas, Klaus, Niilo, Niko (Finnish), Nicholas, Nicolas (French), Kai, Klaes (Frisian), Nicolau (Galician), Nikoloz, Nika, Nikusha (Georgian), Nicolaus, Niklas, Nikolaus, Claus, Klaus, Nickolaus, Nico (German), Niklaus (German (Swiss)), Nicolaos, Nikolaos, Nik, Nikolas (Greek), Miklós, Nikola, Kolos, Miksa (Hungarian), Nioclás (Irish), Niccolò, Nicola, Nicolò, Nico (Italian), Nikolajs (Latvian), Klaos (Limburgish), Klaas (Low German), Nikola, Nikolche (Macedonian), Nikora (Maori), Col (Medieval English), Niklas, Klaus, Nils (Norwegian), Mikołaj (Polish), Nicolau, Nico (Portuguese), Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor (Romanian), Neacel, Nicol, Nichol (Scottish), Nikola, Nikica (Serbian), Mikuláš (Slovak), Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Nik, Niko (Slovene), Nicolao, Nicolás, Nico (Spanish), Niklas, Claes, Klas, Nels, Nils (Swedish), Mykola (Ukrainian)