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The name Nicholas is of Greek origin, and means victorious amond the people.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Nicholas has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Nicholas
Use of the Name Nicholas for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
766,498 702,955 604,750 242,866 106,558 37,807 18,226
The table below indicates the number of times the name Nicholas has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Nicholas
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188017774  
188120157  
188219666  
188317571  
188419469  
188519666  
188616585  
188715979  
188815797  
188919468  
189017578  
189116578  
189216895  
189316389  
189419377  
189518784  
1896157106  
189717887  
189817294  
189919669  
190019996  
190116988  
1902159112  
190318490  
1904180102  
1905173112  
1906143144  
1907144161  
1908113226  
1909133204  
1910139233  
1911121306  
1912113677  
1913110796  
19141021,149  
19151041,428  
19161071,413  
19171091,414  
19181111,497  
19191231,315  
19201241,355  
19211121,559  
19221221,409  
19231201,467  
19241221,483  
19251321,343  
19261331,312  
19271371,266  
19281401,223  
19291421,183  
19301471,128  
19311451,099  
1932163923  
1933161881  
1934164877  
1935158910  
1936157924  
1937159935  
1938161987  
19391561,027  
19401531,106  
19411461,214  
19421421,503  
19431481,430  
19441501,361  
19451531,348  
19461431,672  
19471431,932  
19481421,916  
19491361,992  
19501242,179  
19511212,379  
19521282,341  
19531312,355  
19541342,372  
19551412,181  
19561452,222  
19571532,186  
19581542,178  
19591562,196  
19601522,300  
19611582,073  
19621552,147  
19631552,138  
19641582,067  
19651492,072  
19661392,140  
19671312,280  
19681182,547  
19691232,577  
19701232,691  
19711232,600  
1972992,834  
1973853,135  
1974813,207  
1975813,314  
1976773,447  
1977516,051  
19782516,307  
19791521,315  
19801720,978  
19812119,760  
19822119,614  
19832119,857  
19842020,999991146
19851922,346955162
19861722,784  
19871623,241985160
19881425,254  
19891428,220  
19901427,898  
19911227,362  
19921227,732  
1993828,097  
1994927,742  
1995629,146  
1996627,704  
1997627,244  
1998626,606  
1999625,608  
2000624,614  
2001622,800  
2002921,337  
20031219,581  
20041318,226  
Totals:  766,498 468

During the last 125 years, parents have used Nicholas as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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