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What does Klaas mean?

Klaas \k-laas\ as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Klaas is "people of victory". Klaas is a variation of Klaus: variant of Claus. Klaas is also a form of Nicholas (Greek).


Klaas has 4 variants: Claas, Claes, Claus and Klaes.

Klaas has 8 more different forms via Klaus, Nicholas: Colas, Nicolaas, Niels, Niklaas, Niklas, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.


Klaas is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#20711 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular alternative forms of Klaas (#unlisted) are Nicholas (#57 a year ago), Niklas and Nils. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3933%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3143%, down 20.1%). Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Klaas and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nils in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Niklas, Nils outside U.S.