Name Nikolai Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Nikolai


Nikolai is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Nikolai?

Nikolai is a Russian variant of the name Nikolaus, which derived from the Greek.

What does the name Nikolai mean?

Nikolai means “victory of the people” (from ancient Greek “níkē/νίκη” = victory + “laós/λαός” = people/soldiers).

Pronunciation of Nikolai

Variants of the name Nikolai

Nicolai Nickolai Nikolaj Nikolay

Popularity of the name Nikolai

The name Nikolai is ranked #2276 overall.

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