Nikolai name meaning
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Nikolai Name Meaning

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Nikolai

   

Meaning of Nikolai

People's Victory.

Nikolai Name Origin

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Nikolai name origin
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.
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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.
Nikolai Name also appears in following Origin(s): Russian, Greek, Bulgarian, Polish, Slavic
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Famous Name Nikolai
Nikolai Vatutin
was a Soviet military commander during World War II.Vatutin was born in Voronezh Province (now in Kursk Province), into a Russian peasant family. Commissioned in 1920 to the Red Army, he fought against the Ukrainian peasant partisans of Nestor Makhno. The following year, he became a member of the Communist party, and served diligently in junior command positions.
 
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Meaning of Nikolai in Greek origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.