Gender Masculine
Scripts Νικάνωρ(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. /ni.ka.ˈnor/(Spanish)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Νικάνωρ (Nikanor), which was derived from νίκη (nike) meaning "victory" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man". This name was borne by several notable officers from ancient Macedon. It is also mentioned in the New Testament as belonging to one of the original seven deacons of the church, considered a saint.

Related Names

VariantsNikandros, Nikanor(Ancient Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesNikanor(Biblical Greek) Nikandr, Nikanor(Russian) Nikandr(Ukrainian)


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Romania: July 28
Spain: January 10


Entry updated June 9, 2023