Meaning: Victory for the People
Think of a time you needed help. Then someone suddenly somehow steps in. This is the embodiment of Nicholas. Its meaning personifies compassion for others and the first, most-noted name bearer was considered the people’s champion.
Nicholas was born in the 3rd century and lived with his uncle when his parents died from illness. He occupied himself with reading and his passion for scripture, and the Christian faith, led him to work and serve among the people.
He was seen as a wonder-worker and known for his tenacity and generosity.
And stories of his life spread.
Throughout Europe and Anatolia – including Italy, Greece, Russia, Netherlands, and England… People knew Nicholas.
He lived his name. He was his name.
His life and his name were the same.