Nicholai

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868
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
141
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nicholai

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Alt. Meaning

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

Notable Persons Named Nicholai

Nicky Hilton Rothschild is a businesswoman, model, socialite, and fashion designer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Nicky was given the name Nicholai Olivia Hilton by her parents Richard Hilton and Kathy Hilton on October 5th, 1983 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Nicholai Teliatnikow was a in the field of photography. Nicholai was born Nicholai Teliatnikow on May 15th, 1909 in Russia. He breathed his last breath on July 3rd, 1970.

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How popular is the baby name Nicholai in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 5 0 5
1972 7 0 7
1973 5 0 5
1979 5 0 5
1980 6 0 6
1981 7 0 7
1982 12 0 12
1983 14 0 14
1984 12 0 12
1985 8 0 8
1986 7 0 7
1987 5 0 5
1988 8 0 8
1989 16 0 16
1990 12 0 12
1991 9 0 9
1992 9 0 9
1993 18 0 18
1994 10 0 10
1995 12 0 12
1996 13 0 13
1997 13 0 13
1998 12 0 12
1999 12 0 12
2000 12 0 12
2001 16 0 16
2002 19 0 19
2003 24 0 24
2004 28 0 28
2005 34 0 34
2006 46 0 46
2007 36 0 36
2008 47 0 47
2009 38 0 38
2010 50 0 50
2011 45 0 45
2012 39 0 39
2013 47 0 47
2014 29 0 29
2015 38 0 38
2016 33 0 33
2017 50 0 50

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Popularity of Nicholai as a first name

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Popularity of Nicholai as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nicholai U.S.
  White 13.48% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 76.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nicholai

People with the last name Nicholai are most frequently White or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Nicholai

  • How Popular is the name Nicholai? Nicholai is the 11,561st most popular name of all time. As a last name Nicholai was the 122,314th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nicholai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 868 babies born with the first name Nicholai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nicholai to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nicholai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nicholai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nicholai is Monday, January 27th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Nicholai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nicholai was in 2010 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Nicholai Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nicholai is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Nicholai: Your name in reverse order is Ialohcin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Chloaini. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nicholai? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 141 people with the last name Nicholai.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nicholai? Nicholai is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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