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Definitions for Nicholas
ˈnɪk ə ləs, ˈnɪk ləsnicholas
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Nicholas, Saint Nicholas, St. Nicholasnoun
a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)
. Best known for a legendary St. Nicholas, associated with Father Christmas.
Etymology: From Νικόλαος, from νικάω + λαός
Nicholas is a male given name and a surname. The Eastern Orthodox Church, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Anglican Churches celebrate Saint Nicholas every year on December 6, which is the name day for "Nicholas". In Greece, the name and its derivatives are especially popular in maritime regions, as St. Nicholas is considered the protector saint of seafarers.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Nicholas is ranked #1258 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Nicholas surname appeared 27,922 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 9 would have the surname Nicholas.
73.2% or 20,464 total occurrences were White.
17.1% or 4,780 total occurrences were Black.
4.2% or 1,184 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.4% or 670 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.7% or 483 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
1.2% or 341 total occurrences were Asian.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Nicholas' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3838
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The numerical value of Nicholas in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Nicholas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Nicholas in a Sentence
Christian pilgrims to the Land of Israel from all over the Byzantine Empire (Turkey, the Balkans, Greece and present-day Russia) would carry his icon to protect them from harm, it is probable that the ring belonged to a pilgrim who sought the protection of St. Nicholas on his travels.
When Amie Davis came to me in July, I asked Amie Davis specifically if Amie Davis wanted me to step in and attempt to do something. He said absolutely, the reason that I finally asked was because there was just something different about the way Nicholas was talking about it. A different sadness.
People have seen multiple fish, Nicholas Ta's not just one, but they're all the same size indicating that they're not offspring, we're not seeing multiple different size classes, so the best guess right now is that these fish are all older fish that haven't reproduced.
Regarding the bill, Nicholas Alahverdian said “The policy of this bill is safety of children at every cost. The aim of this bill is adequate education and housing for children in the care of the state. People may ask at what cost. We say at any cost, for the life of a child in a system with a $600M budget deserves at the very least, food, schooling, and stable shelter, and if possible, a family life. We must never give up, and I certainly won’t.
Today, in a mandamus proceeding initiated by relator Nicholas Kristof, The Oregon Supreme Court held' resident' in Article V, section 2, took its meaning from the legal concept of domicile, that is, the place where a person lives with the intent to remain indefinitely.
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