Meaning:people of victory
Nikolai is a mighty east Slavic boy’s name that means “people of victory.” Perhaps, appropriately, it is the name of numerous iconic Russian leaders and remains particularly popular in Russia. Its Greek equivalent, Nicholas, is fashionable throughout the English-speaking world. In Greece, Nicholas and its variants are often given to baby boys born in maritime regions, as St. Nicholas is the patron saint of seafarers.
Nikolai Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Nikolai is currently #1212 on The Bump
Boy:Nikolai is currently #330 on The Bump Boy Names
Overall:Nikolai is currently #1190 in U.S. births
Boy:Nikolai is currently #414 in U.S. births
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