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German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Nikolaus. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Νικολαος (Nikolaos), a combination of Greek nike = 'victory' and Greek laós = 'people'

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