Serbian from the Greek Nikolaos
"Victory of the people"

Nikola Origin and Meaning

The name Nikola is a boy's name meaning "Victory of the people".

Nikola is generally masculine in Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Bulgaria and Macedonia, while in Germany, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Estonia and the Czech Republic it is usually feminine.

As a masculine name, Nikola is best associated with Serbian-American inventor and scientist, Nikola Tesla. Not a bad association for the little boy who wants to know how everything works.

Nikola Popularity

Famous People Named Nikola

  • Nikola TeslaCroatian,Serbian inventor, best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system
  • Nikola Pašić4th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia
  • Nikola DovedanAustrian footballer