Having a baby soon?
You’ve got a TON of work to do, from setting up the nursery, to buying newborn supplies, to choosing his name!
Names can have a profound impact on how someone feels about themselves and how they are perceived by others. Therefore, it’s essential to take some time when choosing your baby’s name.
When you think about the importance a name has, it’s clear why people will scroll through Google for hours looking for the perfect moniker.
The middle name may not be as well-known if you are too focused on the first name.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your son!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a boy named Nicholas.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
It’s a great help!
Middle name ideas for a boy named Nicholas
Let’s jump right into the list, just in the Nick of time! (I know.
These are just ideas to stimulate your brain. Most of them come from real parents of real Nicks and Nicholases, plus there are a few suggestions of my own thrown in for good measure. Good luck!
My favorite middle names for Nicholas are Nicholas Patrick and Nicholas Presley.
I like how these “P” names flow so well with the name Nicholas. There are many options, so make sure you choose the one that sounds best to you.
Meaning of the name Nicholas
According to BabyCenter, Nicholas is of Greek origin and means “victory of the people.”
It shares some history with Nike, the Greek goddess of victory.
The name Nicholas came in at number 116 on the popularity list for boys names of 2021. It has dropped 16 spaces from 2020 to number 116 on the popularity list boys names of 2021.
Some famous people with the name Nicholas are actors Nicholas William Hamilton and Nicholas Caradoc Hoult.
Need more ideas?
Here’s what to do:
Browse discussion forums like Babycenter or Nameberry. There are tons of old threads there filled with dozens of middle name ideas for Nick and Nicholas. You can also start your own thread and get a new idea.
If you’re not 100% sold on the name Nicholas yet, check out some other popular boy names like Isaiah, Max, or Jude.
And finally, here are some other guides that might help you get ready for baby’s arrival:
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- What are the pros and disadvantages of having a daybed in your nursery?
- Is a playmat necessary for baby or can a rug or carpet be used?
We hope this helps!