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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English Nicholas, from Old French Nicholas, from Latin Nīcolāus, from Ancient Greek Νικόλαος (Nikólaos), from νίκη (níkē, victory) + λαός (laós, people)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɪk.ə.ləs/, /ˈnɪk.ləs/
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Proper nounEdit

Nicholas (plural Nicholases)

  1. A male given name from Ancient Greek. Best known for St. Nicholas of Myre, on whom Father Christmas is based.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

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Related termsEdit

male given names
pet forms
female given names
surnames

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French Nicholas, from Latin Nīcolāus, from Ancient Greek Νικόλαος (Nikólaos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnikɔlas/, /ˈnikɔlau̯s/

Proper nounEdit

Nicholas

  1. A male given name associated with Saint Nicholas of Myra.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Nicholas
  • Scots: Nicholas

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