Gender Masculine
Scripts Νικόλαος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. NI-ko-lows(German)
NEE-ko-lows(German)
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Meaning & History

Latinized form of Nikolaos (see NICHOLAS). This form is also used in Germany as a variant of NIKOLAUS.

Related Names

VariantsNikolaus, Nickolaus(German) Niklaus(German (Swiss)) Nikolaos(Ancient Greek)
DiminutivesClaus, Klaus, Nico, Niko(German)
Feminine FormsNicola, Nikola(German)
Other Languages & CulturesNikollë(Albanian) 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, Caj, Claus, Kai, Kaj, Kay, Klaus, Nels, Nicklas, Niclas, Niels, Nils(Danish) Nicolaas, Nikolaas, Kai, Klaas, Nick, Nico, Niek(Dutch) Nicholas, Colin, Collin, Collyn, Nic, Nick, Nickolas, Nicky, Nik, Nikolas(English) 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) 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, Cai, Caj, Kai, Kaj, Kay, Klaus, Nils(Norwegian) Mikołaj(Polish) Nicolau, Nico(Portuguese) Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor(Romanian) Nikolai, Nikolay, Kolya(Russian) Niillas, Nilas(Sami) 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, Nicklas, Niclas, Nils(Swedish) Mykola(Ukrainian)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020