Variant of Nikolas. The name was borne by St. Nikolaos, a 4th-century bishop of Myra who is regarded as the patron saint of Greece and Russia and of children, sailors, and wolves. It was also borne by Nikolai Aleksandrovich (1868-1918), the last czar of Russia.
A notable bearer was Nikolai Gogol, a 19th-century Russian novelist.
From the Latin Nicolaus, a derivative of the Greek Nikolaos (victory of the people), a compound name composed of the elements nikē (victory) and laos (the people). The name was borne by St. Nicholas, a 4th-century bishop of Myra who is regarded as the patron saint of Russia and Greece, and of children, sailors, and wolves.
Nikolas Nikolas, Nikolos, Nikolaus, Niklas, Nikkolay, Nikkolas, Nicoli, Nicolay, Nicolas, Nicolao, Nicola
Nikolai Name also appears in following Origin(s): Russian, Greek, Bulgarian, Polish, Slavic
Baby boy name meaning People's Victory. in Greek. Nikolai also named in American, Australian, Danish, Finnish, French for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Nikolai. What does the name Nikolai mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Nikolai. History of name and famous personality with Nikolai will help to update our database and other website users.
was a Russian mathematician and theoretical physicist known for his work in statistical field theory and dynamical systems. He was awarded the Dirac Medal in 1992. He was a student of famous Soviet physicist Nikolay Mitrofanovich Krylov.
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