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Claus meaning and name origin

Claus \c-laus\ as a boy's name is of German origin. Variant of Nicholas (Greek) "people of victory", representing a short form of Niclaus or Niklaus. The name is associated in America with Santa Claus. Actor Klaus Kinski.

Claus has 3 variant forms: Claes, Clause and Klaus.

Claus is also pronounced similarly to Claas, Klaas and Klaes. Other suggested similar baby names are Claud and Colas.

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Popularity of Claus

Claus is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8845 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Claus name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Claus with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Claus name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Claus outside U.S.


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