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What does Klaus mean?

Klaus \k-laus\ as a boys' name. Variant of Claus, which is a diminutive of Nicholas (Greek) "people of victory". Actor Klaus Maria Brandauer.


Variations

Klaus has 2 variants: Klaas and Klaes.

Klaus has 13 more related forms via Claus, Nicholas: Claas, Claes, Claus, Clause, Colas, Nicolaus, Niels, Niklaas, Niklas, Nikolaus, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.


Popularity

Klaus is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#5944 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Nicholas (#57 the previous year), Nils and Niklas are the popular alternative forms of Klaus (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3933%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3143%, down 20.1%). Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Klaus and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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