Nikolajs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded in 1390. Ultimately from Ancient Greek. Cognate to English Nicholas.

Proper noun[edit]

Nikolajs m

  1. A male given name.
  2. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Николай (Nikolaj).

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: There were 13 592 persons named Nikolajs in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.