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


Nikolay is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Nikolay?

Nikolay is a Bulgarian and Russian form of the name Nicholas that derived from the Greek name Nikolaos or Nikólaos (Νικόλαος).

What does the name Nikolay mean?

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

Pronunciation of Nikolay

Variants of the name Nikolay

Nikolai Nikolaj Nickolai Nicolai

Popularity of the name Nikolay

The name Nikolay is ranked #2996 overall.

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