Nikolaos (Greek: Νικόλαος, Nikólaos) is a common Greek given name which means "Victor of People", a compound of νίκη nikē 'victory' and λαός laos 'people'. The connotation is "people's champion" or "conqueror of people". The English form is Nicholas. In the bible, this is the name of a proselyte of Antioch and one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem.

PronunciationGreek: [niˈkolaos]
Meaningconquer people
Region of originGreece
Other names
Derivedνίκη nikē 'victory' and λαός laos 'people'
Related namesNicholas, Nicolas, Niccolò, Nikolay/Nikolaj/Nicolay/Nicolae, Nicola/Nikola/Nikolla, Nikollë, Nicole/Nicolle/Nichole, Nico, Niko, Nikos, Nikita, Nicanor

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