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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nicklas

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Alt. Meaning

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

C is for creative, ideas aplenty

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

S is for special, you are, you know!

Notable Persons Named Nicklas

Nicklas Bendtner is a soccer player for the VfL Wolfsburg, Tårnby Boldklub, Kjøbenhavns Boldklub, Arsenal F.C. Academy, Arsenal F.C., Birmingham City F.C., Sunderland A.F.C., Juventus F.C., Denmark national under-17 football team, and Denmark national under-19 football team. Nicklas was born on January 16th, 1988 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Nicklas Lidström is an ice hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to 2012. Nicklas was born on April 28th, 1970 in Krylbo.

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Nicklas Bäckström is a hockey player for the Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League. His ongoing career started in 2004. Nicklas was born on November 23rd, 1987 in Valbo, Sweden.

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He holds the title Mister Denmark 2014 and Mister World 2014. Nicklas was born Nicklas Pedersen in Copenhagen.

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Nicklas Jensen is a hockey player for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League. He has been prominent since 2009. Nicklas was born on March 6th, 1993 in Herning.

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Nicklas Helenius is a soccer player for the SC Paderborn 07, AaB Fodbold, Aston Villa F.C., Denmark national under-19 football team, Denmark national under-21 football team, and Denmark national football team. Nicklas was born on May 8th, 1991 in Svenstrup, Aalborg Municipality.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nicklas

Danny was born on June 29th, 1991 in Kingston upon Hull.

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Charlie Nicklas is a soccer player for the Hull City A.F.C., Darlington F.C., and Oxford United F.C. Charlie was born on April 26th, 1930 in Sunderland, England.

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William was born in 1866 in New Philadelphia, Ohio. He breathed his last breath in 1960.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 0 5
1920 6 0 6
1923 8 0 8
1924 5 0 5
1944 5 0 5
1947 5 0 5
1949 5 0 5
1950 7 0 7
1951 5 0 5
1952 7 0 7
1954 7 0 7
1959 6 0 6
1962 6 0 6
1964 6 0 6
1965 7 0 7
1966 9 0 9
1968 11 0 11
1969 11 0 11
1970 9 0 9
1971 9 0 9
1972 16 0 16
1973 20 0 20
1974 17 0 17
1975 12 0 12
1976 15 0 15
1977 21 0 21
1978 37 0 37
1979 46 0 46
1980 42 0 42
1981 34 0 34
1982 35 0 35
1983 34 0 34
1984 35 0 35
1985 36 0 36
1986 40 0 40
1987 32 0 32
1988 42 0 42
1989 36 0 36
1990 51 0 51
1991 51 0 51
1992 68 0 68
1993 49 0 49
1994 59 0 59
1995 70 0 70
1996 56 0 56
1997 87 0 87
1998 110 0 110
1999 101 0 101
2000 95 0 95
2001 72 0 72
2002 111 0 111
2003 78 0 78
2004 81 0 81
2005 50 0 50
2006 60 0 60
2007 54 0 54
2008 60 0 60
2009 62 0 62
2010 45 0 45
2011 46 0 46
2012 39 0 39
2013 31 0 31
2014 19 0 19
2015 22 0 22
2016 15 0 15
2017 25 0 25

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Popularity of Nicklas as a first name

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Popularity of Nicklas as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nicklas U.S.
  White 94.41% 64.26%
  African American 0.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nicklas

People with the last name Nicklas are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nicklas

  • How Popular is the name Nicklas? Nicklas is the 6,096th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nicklas was the 15,005th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nicklas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,356 babies born with the first name Nicklas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nicklas to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nicklas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nicklas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nicklas is Sunday, March 20th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Nicklas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nicklas was in 2002 with a total of 111 babies.
  • Random Nicklas Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nicklas is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Nicklas: Your name in reverse order is Salkcin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nklcsai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nicklas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,968 people with the last name Nicklas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nicklas? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nicklas as their last name since less than 1 person in 149k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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