Nicolas

Nicolas - A very unique male name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nicolas, meaning people of vistory, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #512. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nicolas and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nicolas? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Nicolas. The baby boy name Nicolas was given to 2,088 baby boys in 2012, ranking #181 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 786 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nicolas peaked in popularity 21 years ago in 1998 on position 131.



Famous with this name

Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Giraud
Nicolas Coster


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Nicolas is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nicolas is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #81 - and is the least popular in Oklahoma at position #491.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Nicolas is where you live.


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Nicolas origin and meaning

Nicolas is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means people of vistory. To see famous people named Nicolas, pop culture references for the name Nicolas and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nicolas

We've found the following names that sound similar to Nicolas, sorted by popularity.

Nicholas / Nickolas / Nikolas / Nicholaus / Nicklaus / Nikolaus / Nicklas / Nikolaos / Niklas / Nickolaus /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012181
2011168
2010163
2009158
2008151
2007144
2006140
2005135
2004138
2003134
2002137
2001141
2000137
1999138
1998131
1997143
1996151
1995164
1994162
1993176
1992178
1991195
1990187
1989189
1988218
1987229
1986238
1985232
1984233
1983238
1982250
1981246
1980260
1979241
1978262
1977373
1976443
1975457
1974528
1973505
1972562
1971555
1970564
1969587
1968569
1967564
1966643
1965627
1964629
1963667
1962710
1961702
1960647
1959663
1958689
1957684
1956690
1955722
1954651
1953650
1952661
1951623
1950656
1949625
1948728
1947661
1946680
1945635
1944678
1943714
1942776
1941696
1940686
1939824
1938721
1937667
1936747
1935692
1934682
1933725
1932693
1931647
1930622
1929597
1928639
1927741
1926771
1925648
1924606
1923776
1922674
1921740
1920713
1919772
1918873
1917662
1916983
1915717
1914654
1913684
1912693
1910512

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida81
District of Columbia99
Connecticut116
Texas123
California124
New Jersey128
New York129
Rhode Island130
Massachusetts150
Virginia161
Illinois174
Maryland174
Arizona181
Delaware184
New Mexico202
Oregon209
Pennsylvania216
Nevada229
Georgia235
South Carolina244
Washington249
Colorado261
Arkansas273
Nebraska279
Kansas293
North Carolina297
Michigan311
Wisconsin312
Missouri322
Indiana331
Utah337
Tennessee345
Ohio350
Iowa359
Minnesota419
Louisiana442
Alabama450
Oklahoma491

Even more about Nicolas


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Nicolas a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Nicolas?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1998
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Nicolas
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 786
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,088

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