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What does Claas mean?

Claas Pronunciation of Claas [claas] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Claas is "people of victory". Claas is a variant form of Nicholas (Greek).

Associated with: greek, victory.


Claas has 5 variants: Claes, Claus, Klaas, Klaes and Klaus.

2 more related forms via Nicholas: Colas and Niklaas.

Creative forms:
(male) Clace, Coaas, ..

(female) Claasi, Clace, ..

Middle name pairings:
Claas Aedan (C.A.), ..

How popular is Claas?

Claas is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#98298 out of 150436, Top 65%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Claas (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Nicholas (#62 via latest list), Klaus and Claus. Other variants, like Niklaas, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Claas was common among parents 20 years ago (usage of 1.53%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.33%, down 78.7%), with the version Nicholas becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Claus, Klaus, Nicholas in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicholas outside U.S.

Similar Names

Claas is pronounced similarly to Clause. Other recommended names are Cass, Chaps, Chas, Clair, Claran, Clare, Clark, Claro, Claud, Clay, Elias, Elyas, Ilias, Ilyaas and Ilyas. These names tend to be more commonly used than Claas.

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