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What does Klein mean?

Klein Pronunciation of Klein [klein] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Klein is "small".

Associated with: small (little).


Klein has 3 variants: Kleiner, Kleinert and Kline.

Creative forms:
(male) Kaein, Klena, ..

(female) Klelin, Klena, ..

Middle name pairings:
Klein Yehuda (K.Y.), ..

How popular is Klein?

Klein is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#359 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Klein has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Klein name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Klein is pronounced similarly to Cleon and Kleon. Other recommended names are Alain, Albin, Aldin, Alin, Allin, Aloin, Alpin, Aluin, Alvin, Alwin, Amein, Blain, Eldin, Elgin, Eljin, Elvin, Elwin, Flin, Glin, Hein, Kadin, Kaelin, Kain, Kalen, Kalin, Kalvin, Kean, Keelin, Keen, Keir, Kellin, Keltin, Kelvin, Kelwin, Ken, Kenn, Keon, Kern, Kevin, Kiean, Kilean, Klint, Koltin, Korin, Kylen, Olin, Stein and Svein. These names tend to be more frequently used than Klein.

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