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Nicholas name origin


Nicholas name meaning

From the Greek name Nikolaos meaning "victory of the people", derived from Greek nike meaning "victory" and laos meaning "people". Saint Nicholas was a 4th-century bishop from Anatolia who, according to legend, saved the daughters of a poor man from lives of prostitution. He is the patron saint of children, sailors and merchants, as well as Greece and Russia. He formed the basis for the figure known as Santa Claus (created in the 19th century from Dutch Sinterklaas), the bringer of Christmas presents.Great Czar of Russia.

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