What does Klaus mean?
(male) Kelaus, Kelus, ..
(female) Klasa, Klasie, .. Middle name pairings:
Klaus Fredrick (K.F.), ..
How popular is Klaus?
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)
Klaus entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #1683 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Nicholas (#62 the previous year) and Claus are the popular alternative forms of Klaus rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Klaus were favored as birth names in 1995 (usage of 1.5%) and are now much less common (usage 0.3%, ▼79%), with the version Nicholas becoming somewhat outmoded.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aldus, Altus, Kass, Keats, Klay, Kletus and Kobus. Like Klaus, these names are not frequently used.