Nicolas or Nicolás may refer to given names cognate to English Nicholas.

The given name Nicolas is widely used in France (French pronunciation: ​[nikɔla]) and Brazil (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈnikolas])[citation needed]. The variant Nicolás (Spanish pronunciation: [nikoˈlas]) is widely used in Spanish-speaking countries. The variant Nicola (Italian pronunciation: [nikɔla]), while mistakenly considered feminine in parts of the English-speaking world, is a popular male name in Italy, although Nicolas is also sometimes used, especially amongst Italian Americans and Latin Americans of Italian descent.


Nicolás, Spanish variant

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