Nickolas is a quintessential baby name for boys. Known as the source of excellent nicknames, Nickolas is popular among males ranging from film directors to football players. Nickolas Andrew “Nick” Sobotka was the name of a character in the Wire series, and Nickolas Grant is also a protagonist in the Grant Brothers series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Nickolas:

Greek: Victory of the people

Origin of the name Nickolas:

Nickolas is an alternative spelling of Nicholas (or Nikolaos). The name originates from the Old Greek words nikē (meaning “victory”) and loas (meaning “people”).

Symbolism of the name Nickolas:

Nickolas is a spelling variation of Nikolaos (meaning “victory of the people”). In Greek mythology, the deity Nikē was the personification of victory. Her Roman equivalent was the goddess Victory, and her official symbol was the laurel.

Style of the name Nickolas:

Classic

Gender of the name Nickolas:

Nickolas is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Nickolas:

NIK-ə-ləs

Number of syllables in the name Nickolas:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Nickolas:

The name Nickolas evokes feelings of confidence and courage.

Alternative spellings for the name Nickolas:

Nicknames for the name Nickolas:

Popularity of the name Nickolas:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Nickolas was the 1,166th most popular baby names for boys in 2021.

Related names for the name Nickolas:

Great middle names for Nickolas and their meanings:

  • Ashton (ash tree town)
  • Barrett (bear strength)
  • Bradford (broad ford)
  • Clement (merciful, gentle, mild)
  • David (beloved)
  • Eamon (wealthy guardian)
  • Fyodor (gift of God)
  • Gregory (watchful, vigilant, alert)
  • Lars (crowned with laurel)
  • Manuel (God is with us)
  • Reeve (sheriff, prefect, local official)
  • Yasir (wealthy, prosperous)

Famous people with the name Nickolas:

Nickolas in popular culture:

  • Nickolas (character in the Adventures of Sodor series)
  • Nickolas (character in the Aftermath Zone series)
  • Nickolas Grant (character in the Grant Brothers series by Kathi S. Barton)
  • Nickolas Andrew “Nick” Sobotka (character in the Wire series)