bc children used to put their shoes out and St. Nick would out money and gifts inside their shoes.
St. Nicholas of Myra was a Catholic bishop, was never married and had no children.
Sankt Nikolaus Typically celebrated on December 6th ( and he even looks like St. Nick...)
A visit from St. Nick was the first name given to it.
So old St. Nick can put presents in it for the children.
St. Nicholas was never married, and never had any children. He is, however, the patron saint of children.
St. Nick was born on March 18th
Yes, Nick is short for Nicholas.
St. Nikolas, the German equivalent of Santa Claus
The name comes from German. It is the name of St. Nicholas (St. Nick). St. Nicholas was a kind, giving man who gave presents to the poor.
Santa is often referred to as St. Nick, so Nick (for Nicholas) would be his first name. The name Santa came from the German name of St. Nicholas. St. Nicholas was kind and gave presents to the poor, because he had a giving, kind heart.