What does Nicholas mean?

Definitions for Nicholas
ˈnɪk ə ləs, ˈnɪk ləsNi·cholas

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nicholas, Saint Nicholas, St. Nicholas(noun)

    a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)

Wiktionary

  1. Nicholas(ProperNoun)

    . Best known for a legendary St. Nicholas, associated with Father Christmas.

  2. Origin: From Νικόλαος, from νικάω + λαός

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Nicholas

    the name of five Popes: N. I., St., surnamed the Great, Pope from 858 to 867, asserted the supremacy of the papal see, Festival, Nov. 13; N. II., Pope from 1058 to 1061; N. III., Pope from 1277 to 1280; N. IV., Pope from 1288 to 1292; N. V., Pope from 1447 to 1456, after the capture of Constantinople by the Turks, took the exiled Greek scholars under his protection, fostered the learning of the East, and laid the foundation of the Vatican Library by the collection of over 5000 Greek and Latin MSS.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nicholas' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3838

How to pronounce Nicholas?

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    Alex
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    Karen
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How to say Nicholas in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nicholas in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nicholas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Nicholas in a Sentence

  1. Mary Belowsky:

    Nicholas was a wonderful son and he wasn't finished here. He had plans.

  2. Gene Hackman:

    Nothing counts so much as family, the rest are just strangers. (as Nicholas Earpp in Wyatt Earp, 1994)

  3. Robert Browning:

    You can take us out of Arcadia, but you cannot take Arcadia out of us." Nicholas D. Kokonis, psychologist and author of Arcadia, My Arcadia and Out of Arcadia: The American Odyssey of Angelo Vlahos

  4. Nicholas Alahverdian:

    It shows that even though I paid in blood, I still have some worth to the State, Nicholas Alahverdian says, somewhat sarcastically and clearly shaken by the letter he received from the state. As a dollar sign, apparently.

  5. Professor Tom:

    Many relics that we study turn out to date to a period somewhat later than the historic attestation would suggest, this bone fragment, in contrast, suggests that we could possibly be looking at remains from St Nicholas himself.

Images & Illustrations of Nicholas

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