Across the world, Коля (Коля , Kolia , Kolja ) is a common largely boy's, but uncommonly feminine forename. The first name Коля is habitual in Moldova, where it is quite a common boy's name, Georgia, and Belarus. In absolute terms, the name is most common in Russia, India, and Moldova. Likewise, Коля is the last name as well as the forename.
|Коля||Armenia, Moldova, Germany, Russia, Ivory Coast|
|Kolia||India, Moldova, Germany, Russia, Ivory Coast|
|Kolja||Bosnia and Herzegovina, India, Russia, Germany, Belarus|
|Kolya||India, Russia, South Africa, Germany, Belarus|
Colea, Mikalai, Mikalaj, Mikalay, Mikałaj, Miklavž, Miklos, Miklós, Mikola, Mikołaj, Mikuláš, Mikławš, Mykola, Mykoła, Niccolò, Nicholas, Nickel, Nicolaas, Nicolae, Nicolaes, Nicolas, Nicolau, Nicolay, Nicolino, Nicolo, Nicolás, Nicolò, Nicos, Nicu, Niels, Nikolai, Nikolai, Nikolaj, Nikolaj, Nikolajs, Nikolajus, Nikolao, Nikolaos, Nikolas, Nikolass, Nikolaus, Nikolay, Nikolaz, Nikolaï, Nikolos, Nikoloz, Nikos, Nikołaj, Nikulás, Nils, Nyikolaj,
Коля is also a popular name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Nicholai Zinoviev , the fictional character from the video game series Resident Evil, Resident Evil 3; Nikolai Rostov , the fictional character from War and Peace; Prince Nikolay Bolkonsky , the father of Prince Andrey Bolkonsky, War and Peace; Nikolai Sergueych Ikhmenev , the character from Dostoyevsky's Humiliated and Insulted and Nikolai Orelov , the Assassin’s Creed character, Assassin's Creed, and in many other works.