Meaning and name origin
Niklas \n(i)-klas, nik-las\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Niklas is "people of victory". Niklas is a variant of Nicholas (Greek); biblical: one of seven "qualified men" in the first-century Christian congregation.
Niklas is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Niklas for boys. Niklas reached its highest rank of #43 in Sweden in 1998. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Niklas and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Nicholas (#57) and Niklas. (2014 statistics).