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Discover the origin, meaning and pronunciation of the name Nikolai.

The name Nikolai is East Slavic and the meaning of Nikolai is ‘victory of the people’. This name is a variant form of the given name Nicholas. This meaning is derived from the Greek name Νικόλαος (Nikolaos), meaning the 'victory of the people', where the word ‘nike’ refers to ‘victory’ and ‘laos’ means the ‘people’. Victory refers to any success or a win you get from defeating an opponent. It usually refers to good results or even refers to conquering an enemy. The name Nikola is also the name of a city in Alaska, in the United States. It is a very beautiful city known for its cold climates, large lakes and a diverse geography. There are also many other variations to this name such as Nikoli, Kolya and Nicholas.


Nikolai is most often associated with the gender: male.

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N-I-K-O-L-A-I , is a 7-letter male given name.

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