Mikolaj - boys name

Mikolaj name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 88%

Mikolaj name meaning:

The name Mikolaj is of Polish origin and is a variant of the name Nicholas. It has its roots in the Greek name Nikolaos, which is derived from the Greek words "nikē" meaning "victory" and "laos" meaning "people." Thus, Mikolaj carries the meaning of "victorious people" or "people's victory."

The name Mikolaj has a strong and powerful connotation, representing a leader or a champion who brings victory to his people. It embodies qualities such as strength, bravery, and resilience. Individuals with the name Mikolaj are often seen as determined and motivated individuals, who strive to succeed not only for themselves but for the betterment of their community.

In Polish culture, Mikolaj is also associated with Saint Nicholas, who is known as the patron saint of children and is celebrated on his feast day, December 6th. This adds an additional layer of meaning to the name, symbolizing generosity and kindness towards others. Overall, the name Mikolaj holds a significant and auspicious meaning, representing a person who is driven to achieve success and bring prosperity to those around them.

Origin: Polish

Polish form of Nicholas. Victory of the people.

Related names

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Overall UK ranking: 569 out of 4789

67 recorded births last year

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