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Nikolas

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1937 6 0 6
1949 5 0 5
1958 5 0 5
1960 6 0 6
1963 8 0 8
1964 6 0 6
1965 11 0 11
1966 10 0 10
1967 15 0 15
1968 19 0 19
1969 32 0 32
1970 18 0 18
1971 23 0 23
1972 30 0 30
1973 31 0 31
1974 34 0 34
1975 41 0 41
1976 28 0 28
1977 56 0 56
1978 109 0 109
1979 132 0 132
1980 127 0 127
1981 133 0 133
1982 135 0 135
1983 149 0 149
1984 169 0 169
1985 184 0 184
1986 201 0 201
1987 216 0 216
1988 289 0 289
1989 355 5 350
1990 438 0 438
1991 418 0 418
1992 443 0 443
1993 458 0 458
1994 491 0 491
1995 488 0 488
1996 599 0 599
1997 718 0 718
1998 1,007 0 1,007
1999 885 0 885
2000 739 0 739
2001 747 0 747
2002 744 0 744
2003 795 0 795
2004 1,065 5 1,060
2005 902 5 897
2006 780 0 780
2007 741 0 741
2008 674 0 674
2009 632 0 632
2010 590 0 590
2011 560 0 560
2012 549 0 549
2013 519 0 519
2014 490 0 490
2015 493 0 493

Fun Facts about the name Nikolas

  • How many people with the first name Nikolas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,548 babies born with the first name Nikolas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nikolas to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nikolas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1937 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nikolas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nikolas is Tuesday, September 5th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Nikolas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nikolas was in 2004 with a total of 1,060 babies. That's a lot of babies named Nikolas!
  • Random Nikolas Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nikolas is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 11 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Nikolas: Your name in reverse order is Salokin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aisknol. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nikolas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 318 people with the last name Nikolas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nikolas? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nikolas as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nikolas U.S.
  White 91.51% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nikolas

People with the last name Nikolas are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Nikolas" mean? The list below shows the origins of Nikolas as well as things modernly associated with the name Nikolas such as celebrities named Nikolas.

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Origin and Meaning of Nikolas

The name "Nikolas" is of Greek origin, and it means "Victory to the people. Variant of Nicholas". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A transliteration of Greek Νικόλας, a male given name used in Greece.

Nikolas was also found in the following language(s): Faroese

Notable Persons With the Name Nikolas

Nikolas Wallenda

Nikolas Wallenda is an acrobat, daredevil, high wire artist, acrobatics, stunt performer, and tightrope walking. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Nikolas was born on January 24th, 1979 in Sarasota, Florida. Nikolas is also known as The King of the Wire (nickname).

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Nikolas Schreck

Nikolas Schreck is a leading human. Nikolas was born in United States.

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Nikolas Cassadine

Nikolas Cassadine is a soap character.

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Nikolas Rose

Nikolas Rose is an important individual in the field of sociology. Nikolas was born in 1947.

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Nikolas Kompridis

Nikolas Kompridis is a famed person.

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Nikolas Ledgerwood

Nikolas Ledgerwood is a soccer player for the FC Edmonton, Calgary Mustangs (soccer), TSV 1860 München II, TSV 1860 München, SV Wacker Burghausen, FSV Frankfurt, SV Wehen Wiesbaden, SV Wehen Wiesbaden II, Hammarby Fotboll, MSV Duisburg, FC Energie Cottbus, and Canada men's national under–17 soccer team. Nikolas was born on January 16th, 1985 in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

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  • Nikolas Špalek
    (soccer player)
  • Nikolas Samaras
    (important person)
  • Nikolas Tsattalios
    (soccer player)
  • Nik Daum
    (influential somebody)
  • Nikolas Maes
    (notable person)
  • Nikolas Petrik
    (hockey player)
  • Nikolas Berger
    (famous somebody)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Nikolas

Alexa Nikolas

Alexa Nikolas is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to present. Alexa was given the name Alexa Helen Nikolas on April 4th, 1992 in Chicago.

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Prince Nikolas

Prince Nikolas is royalty. Prince was born as the child of Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia and Princess Margarita of Baden on March 15th, 1958 in London.

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Nikolas

Nikolas is an athlete for the Grêmio F.B.P.A. Academy.

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What does the name Nikolas mean?

Nis for nifty, how neat!

Iis for infinite, are your possibilities

Kis for kindness, you always show.

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Lis for lively, your life is full of energy!

Ais for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

Sis for serious, not always joking.

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