Gender Masculine
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. NIK
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Meaning & History

Short form of Nicholas.

Related Names

VariantsNic, Nicky, Nik(English) Klaas, Nico, Niek(Dutch)
DiminutivesColin, Collin(English)
Feminine FormsNicola(English) Nichola(English (British))
Other Languages & CulturesNikollë(Albanian) Nicolaus, Nikolaos(Ancient Greek) Nikola(Basque) Mikalai, Mikalay(Belarusian) Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolay(Bulgarian) Nicolau(Catalan) Nikola, Nikica, Niko, Nikša(Croatian) Mikuláš, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola(Czech) Nicolai, Niklas, Nikolaj, Cai, Claus, Kai, Kaj, Kay, Klaus, Nels, Nicklas, Niclas, Niels, Nils, Nis(Danish) Nikolao, Niĉjo(Esperanto) Nigul(Estonian) Niklas, Kai, Kaj, Klaus, Launo, Niclas, 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, Nikolasz, Kolos, Miksa(Hungarian) Nioclás(Irish) Niccolò, Nicola, Nico, Nicolao, Nicolò(Italian) Nikolajs, Klāvs, Niklāvs(Latvian) Klaos(Limburgish) Klaas(Low German) Nikola, Nikolče, Nikolche(Macedonian) Nikora(Maori) Nichol, Nicol, Col(Medieval English) Nicolai, Niklas, Kai, Kaj, Kay, Klaus, Nils(Norwegian) Mikołaj(Polish) Nicolau, Nico(Portuguese) Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor(Romanian) Nikolai, Nikolay, Kolya(Russian) Niillas, Nilas(Sami) Nicol(Scottish) Neacel(Scottish Gaelic) Nikola, Nikica(Serbian) Mikuláš(Slovak) Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Nik, Niko(Slovene) Nicolás, Nico(Spanish) Niklas, Cai, Caj, Claes, Kai, Kaj, Kay, Klas, Nicklas, Niclas, Nils(Swedish) Mykola(Ukrainian)
Surname DescendantNixon(English)

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Entry updated July 2, 2008