Nicholas as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Nicholas?

We estimate that there are 845,722 people named Nicholas who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Nicholas is the 25th most common for men, and the 36th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Nicholas?

The average person named Nicholas is 30.33 years old.

Is Nicholas a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

3,242 people named Nicholas were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 109th most popular name for boys, and the 185th 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.