First name origin & meaning:
Greek: Victorious people
First name variations: Nicolas, Nikolas, Nikolie, Niko, Nikolaus, Nicklaus, Nicola, Nick, Nicky, Nikki, Nikita, Nickita, Nikos, Nikolai, Nikola, Nicholai, Nicanor, Nikos, Nicos, Nichol, Nichols, Nicolson, Nicol, Nikolos, Nicko, Nicodemus, Nils, Niles, Nixon, Cole, Colin, Colet, Claus, Klaus, Klas, Klaas, Miklós, Nicholas
Last name origins & meanings:
- Southern Italian (mainly Sicily; Nicolò): from the
personal name Nicolo, a reduced form of Nicolao, from
Greek Nikolaos (see Nicholas).
- Greek: use
of the Italian surname as a reduced form of Greek patronymic surnames
such as Nikolopoulos or Nikologlou, or of compound names
used as patronymics, such as Nikolodimos ‘Dimitrios son of
Nicholas’, Nikolothanassis ‘Athanasios son of Nicholas’, or
Nikologiannis ‘John son of Nicholas’.
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