people of victory
Nicholas gets its winning vibes from Nike, the Greek goddess of victory. It also carries a Christmas vibe, thanks to the popularity of Saint Nick, best remembered for delivering gifts to children all over the world. As saints go, Nicholas is busy and pretty booked—he also is the patron saint of Greece, Russia, children and sailors. Once a czar’s name in Russia and a biblical name in the New Testament, Nicholas made the top 10 from 1993 to 2002. Nicknames for Nicholas include Nick, Nicky and Cole.
Royal Baby Names
A modern royal who was born on July 25, 1970, Lord Nicholas Windsor is the son of Prince Edward and Katharine, Duke and Duchess of Kent. Queen Elizabeth II is his first cousin, once removed. In 2001, Nicholas converted to Catholicism, so he cannot succeed the British throne. He married Paola de Lupia at the Vatican in 2006, and they have three sons, Albert, Leopold and Louis. He is known for being a strong pro-life advocate.
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