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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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is a former Soviet Azerbaijani footballer.Smolnikov made his debut for USSR on March 3, 1968 in a friendly against Mexico and played his only two other national team games in the following week in two more friendlies against Mexico. He was selected for the UEFA Euro 1968 squad, but did not play in any games at the tournament.