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Nicolas

people of victory
ORIGIN: Greek
POPULARITY: 352
Sometimes it’s better without the “h.” Many parents agree because Nicolas is gaining ground on Nicholas, the classic Greek name derived from Nike, the goddess of victory (and sneakers!). Nicolas, the preferred spelling in France and Spanish-speaking countries, has been a crowd favorite in Europe since the 14th century thanks to saints and clergy members with the name. Closer to home, actor Nicolas Cage has popularized the spelling. If you’re on the fence about naming your son Nicolas—just do it!

famous Nicolas

Wondering who else shares this baby name? Check out these well known icons that made this baby name famous.
  • Nicolas Cage
    Actor
  • Nicolas Kiefer
    Tennis Player
  • Nicolas Sarkozy
    Politician
  • Nicolas Palladino
    Model
  • Nicolas Ghesquiere
    Fashion Designer

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