Nicolaus

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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
438
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nicolaus

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Alt. Meaning

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

U is for useful, always to others.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

Notable Persons Named Nicolaus

Nicolaus Copernicus was a scientist in the fields of astronomy, economics, mathematics, and medicine. Nicolaus was born on February 19th, 1473. He left this life on May 24th, 1543.

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Nicolaus von Below is a military person.

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Nicolaus Olahus was a christian bishop. Nicolaus was born on January 10th, 1493. He passed away on January 14th, 1568.

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Nicolaus was born on July 11th, 1585. He breathed his last breath on April 12th, 1643.

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Nicolaus was born on November 15th, 1640 in Braunschweig. He died on September 23rd, 1700.

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Nicolaus was born in 1516. He left this life in 1570.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 5 0 5
1973 10 0 10
1974 7 0 7
1975 5 0 5
1976 9 0 9
1977 9 0 9
1978 27 0 27
1979 29 0 29
1980 30 0 30
1981 29 0 29
1982 22 0 22
1983 30 0 30
1984 20 0 20
1985 31 0 31
1986 24 0 24
1987 26 0 26
1988 27 0 27
1989 31 0 31
1990 38 0 38
1991 33 0 33
1992 29 0 29
1993 34 0 34
1994 44 0 44
1995 46 0 46
1996 35 0 35
1997 30 0 30
1998 47 0 47
1999 38 0 38
2000 33 0 33
2001 38 0 38
2002 31 0 31
2003 28 0 28
2004 21 0 21
2005 23 0 23
2006 21 0 21
2007 28 0 28
2008 21 0 21
2009 22 0 22
2010 19 0 19
2011 17 0 17
2012 11 0 11
2013 16 0 16
2014 9 0 9
2015 12 0 12
2017 15 0 15

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Popularity of Nicolaus as a first name

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Popularity of Nicolaus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nicolaus U.S.
  White 89.50% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.14% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nicolaus

People with the last name Nicolaus are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nicolaus

  • How Popular is the name Nicolaus? Nicolaus is the 9,884th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nicolaus was the 48,256th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nicolaus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,110 babies born with the first name Nicolaus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nicolaus to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nicolaus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nicolaus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nicolaus is Friday, April 28th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Nicolaus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nicolaus was in 1998 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Nicolaus Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nicolaus is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Nicolaus: Your name in reverse order is Sualocin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Losnuiac. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nicolaus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 438 people with the last name Nicolaus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nicolaus? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nicolaus as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k 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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