Meaning:People of victory
Nicolai is a boy's first name of Greek origin. It is a diminutive of the Greek name, Nicholas, and has Slavic and Scandinavian roots. Nicolai, meaning "victory of the people” or "people of victory," is a winning choice for a parent seeking a distinctive name that symbolizes triumph and success. In religious terms, Saint Nicholas was the patron saint of Greece, Russia, merchants, and children, and is considered the original inspiration for Santa Claus. Whether baby is born in December or summer, Nicolai is undoubtedly a timeless name with positive connotations and evergreen appeal!

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