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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nikolaos

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  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Nikolaos is of Greek origin and means "I conquer people. Victor over people according to the strongs concordance.".
  • According to a user from Switzerland, the name Nikolaos is of Greek origin and means "Victory of the people".

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Wiktionary

From Greek Νικόλαος (Nikólaos), from Ancient Greek Νικόλαος (Nikólaos), from νικάω (nikáō, “I conquer”) + λαός (laós, “people”). Cognate with English Nicholas.

  1. An English transliteration of Νικόλαος, a male given name used in Greece. The equivalent name for females is Nikoleta.

Notable Persons Named Nikolaos

Nikolaos Michaloliakos is a Member of the Hellenic Parliament, Member of the Athens Council, General Secretary of the Golden Dawn, Member of theHellenic Parliament, Member of theAthensCouncil, and Golden Dawn (political party). Nikolaos was born on December 16th, 1957 in Athens.

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Nikolaos Karelis is a soccer player for the K.R.C. Genk, Ergotelis F.C., FC Amkar Perm, Panathinaikos F.C., Greece national under-17 football team, Greece national under-19 football team, and Greece national under-21 football team. Nikolaos was born on February 24th, 1992 in Heraklion.

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Nikolaos Giannopoulos is a comedian, actor, and film director. His ongoing career started in 1987. Nikolaos was born on July 1st, 1963 in Richmond, Victoria.

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Nikos Aliagas is a tv host the voice. Nikos was given the name Nikólaos Aliágas in Paris.

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Nikos Karvelas is a laïko, pop music, rock music, and dance music singing, songwriter, composer, and talent manager. He plays Guitar, Piano, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1970. Nikos was given the name Nikolaos Karvelas on September 8th, 1951 in Piraeus. Nikos is also known as Nick Carr and Nikos Leonardos.

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Nikolaos Kotzias is a Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Foreign Affairs (Greece). Nikolaos was born on December 21st, 1950 in Athens.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nikolaos

Prince Nikolaos is royalty. Prince was born as the child of Constantine II of Greece and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece on October 1st, 1969 in Rome.

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Makris was born in 1829. He died in 1911.

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Vilaetis was born in 1835.

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Chantzakis Nikolaos is an athlete for the Anagennisi Ierapetra F.C.

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Zampetakis Nikolaos is an athlete for the Anagennisi Ierapetra F.C.

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Chatzinikolis Nikolaos is an athlete for the A.O.Loutraki F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 7 0 7
1965 6 0 6
1967 8 0 8
1968 12 0 12
1969 13 0 13
1970 16 0 16
1971 17 0 17
1972 19 0 19
1973 21 0 21
1974 33 0 33
1975 31 0 31
1976 36 0 36
1977 36 0 36
1978 36 0 36
1979 48 0 48
1980 27 0 27
1981 31 0 31
1982 26 0 26
1983 35 0 35
1984 24 0 24
1985 37 0 37
1986 34 0 34
1987 24 0 24
1988 18 0 18
1989 34 0 34
1990 23 0 23
1991 30 0 30
1992 25 0 25
1993 22 0 22
1994 20 0 20
1995 35 0 35
1996 39 0 39
1997 29 0 29
1998 33 0 33
1999 28 0 28
2000 31 0 31
2001 36 0 36
2002 27 0 27
2003 39 0 39
2004 49 0 49
2005 44 0 44
2006 32 0 32
2007 52 0 52
2008 49 0 49
2009 45 0 45
2010 47 0 47
2011 48 0 48
2012 34 0 34
2013 47 0 47
2014 57 0 57
2015 42 0 42
2016 48 0 48
2017 40 0 40

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Popularity of Nikolaos as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nikolaos

  • How Popular is the name Nikolaos? Nikolaos is the 7,583rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nikolaos have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,680 babies born with the first name Nikolaos in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nikolaos to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nikolaos? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Nikolaos first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nikolaos is Saturday, April 10th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Nikolaos born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nikolaos was in 2014 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Nikolaos Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nikolaos is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Nikolaos: Your name in reverse order is Soalokin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ioslokan. How do you pronounce that?

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