Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Nicaise m. Latin Nicasius, a Roman cognomen derived from Greek Νίκη, the goddess of victory.

The name of a legendary 3rd C martyr, a 5th C French saint, a 12th C Italian martyr, and a 16th C Dutch martyr.

Belgium
Middle Dutch
1336 Nichasise (dat) RSG1336-39 p. 17; 1377 Nicasis (nom) RSG1376-89 p. 77; 1423 Nicasis (nom) MPSA p. 31; 1424 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 31; 1427 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 32; 1431 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 33; 1435 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 35; 1438 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 36; 1442 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 37; 1443 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 38; 1444 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 38; 1446 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 39; 1448 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 39; 1450 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 40; 1451 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 40; 1452 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 41; 1453 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 41; 1454 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 42; 1455 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 42; 1457 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 43; 1458 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 43; 1459 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 43; 1461 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 44; 1463 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 45; 1464 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 45; 1466 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 46; 1468 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 46; 1469 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 47; 1471 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 47; 1472 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 48; 1474 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 49; 1475 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 49; 1476 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 50; 1477 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 50; 1478 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 50; 1479 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 51; 1481 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 51; 1483 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 52; 1484 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 52; 1485 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 53; 1486 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 53; 1489 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 54; 1490 Nicasis (nom) ibid. p. 55
England
Dutch
1596 Nicasius AuFr Russel; 1598 Nicasius ibid. Russeel
Middle French
1567 Nicas WCS p. 3
Walloon
1584 Nicaise RWC p. 9; 1592/3 Nicaise ibid. p. 25; 1593 Nicaise ibid. p. 27
France
Latin
1378 Nicasio (dat) hanquetvol1 151, Nichasio (dat) ibid. 567, Nichasius (nom) ibid. 1406
Old French
1293 Nigaise (obl) HistHdVParis p. 120; 1296 Nichaise paris1296 p. 17; 1313 Nicaise Paris1313 p. 48
Middle French
1404 Nicaise HistHdVParis no. 4; 1418 Nicaise HGParis p. 380; 1421 Nicaise favier 525; 1423 Nicaise ibid. 408
1421 Caisin favier 120
Spain
Catalan
1510 Nicasi valencia1510 1616
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Nicaise". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Nicaise.