Nikolai: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Nikolai

The Russian version of the Greek name Nicholas, meaning “victory of the people.” So it’s like Nicholas, but in one of those fuzzy hats.

Nicknames:

Nik.

Famous people named Nikolai:

Bassist Nikolai Fraiture; novelist Nikolai Gogol; actor Nikolai Kinski.

Fun fact:

There is a town called Nikolai, Alaska, with a population that hovers just under 100.

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