Spelling variation of Nicholas
"people of victory"

Nicolas Origin and Meaning

The name Nicolas is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "people of victory".

Nicolas is the French and Spanish form, or streamlined spelling, of Nicholas, popularized by actor Nicolas Cage. Nicolas has been consistently on the charts since Social Security began releasing data, but the name did not truly take off until around the 70s. Today Nicolas is popular among Spanish and Portuguese-speaking parents, ranking in the Top 30 in Spain, Brazil, and Chile.

# 193 in the US

Nicolas Rank in US Top 1000

# 1146 on Nameberry

Nicolas Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Nicolas Popularity

Famous People Named Nicolas

  • Nicolas de CondorcetFrench philosipher
  • Nicolas Cage (born Nicolas Kim Coppola)American actor
  • Nicolas Paul Stephane SarkozyPresident of France
  • Nicolás Maduro65th President of Venezuela
  • Nicolas PoussinFrench Baroque painter
  • Nicolas Sebastien AnelkaFrench footballer
  • Nicolas Pierre Armand MahutFrench tennis player
  • Nicolas KieferGerman tennis player
  • Nicolas RocheIrish cyclist; son of cyclist Stephen Roche
  • Nicolas Charles Oudinot1st Comte Oudinot, 1st Duc de Reggio, Marshal of France
  • Nicolas Bourbakipseudonym of a group of French mathematicians
  • Nicolas Jon "Nic" Knievelson of daredevil Evel Knievel
  • NicolasJacques Charrier (b. 1960), son of actors Brigitte Bardot and Jacques Charrier
  • Nicolas Poiret (b. 1978)son of actors Caroline Cellier and Jean Poiret
  • Nicolas Yaffa (b. 1985)son of bassist Sami Yaffa of the New York Dolls
  • Nicolas Mulroney (b. 1985)son of Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney
  • Nicolas Sled (b. 1993)son of TV personality Sophie Davant and Pierre Sled
  • Nicolas "Nico" Marley (b. 1995)son of Rohan Marley; grandson of singer Bob Marley
  • Nicolas Ramos (b. 1995)son of TV news anchor Jorge Ramos
  • Nicolas Robert Grandezka (b. 1999)son of actor Wolfram Grandezka and model Nadja Auermann
  • Nicolas Haza Paleta (b. 1999)son of actors Ludwika Paleta and Plutarco Haza
  • Nicolas Grev Austin Collins (b. 2001)son of musician Phil Collins
  • Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe (b. 2006)son of actors Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker
  • Nicolas Bendtner (b. 2010)son of TV personality Caroline Fleming and footballer Nicklas Bendtner
  • Nicolás GómezAcebo y Carney (b. 2013), son of the Viscount de la Torre; great,nephew of King Juan Carlos of Spain
  • Nicolas Paul Gustaf Bernadotte (b. 2015)Prince of Sweden, Duke of Ångermanland; daughter of Princess Madeleine
  • Nicolás GómezAcebo y Halamandari (b. 2016), son of Don Fernando Gómez,Acebo; great,nephew of King Juan Carlos of Spain
  • Nicolás HerasCasado (b. 2016), son of actress Anne Igartiburu and composer Pablo Heras,Casado
  • Nicolas "Nico" GaitánArgentine professional footballer
  • Nicolas “Nico” Hülkenberggerman Formula one driver