Nicholas as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Nicholas?

We estimate that there are 844,663 people named Nicholas who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Nicholas is the 27th most common for men, and the 38th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Nicholas?

The average person named Nicholas is 29.52 years old.

Is Nicholas a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

3,629 people named Nicholas were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 98th most popular name for boys, and the 166th most popular overall.

The popularity of Nicholas peaked in 1999, when it was the 5th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Nicholas a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Nicholas is almost exclusively a male name. 99.7% of people named Nicholas are male.

Popularity of Nicholas in England

In 2020, Nicholas was the 176th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.