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Niklas /nik-las/ as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Niklas is "people of victory". Niklas is an alternate spelling of Nicholas (Greek) with the prefix Nik-.


Niklas has 3 variants: Nicklas, Niklaas and Niklos.

Niklas has 28 more related forms via Nicholas: Colas, Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicola, Nicolaas, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Nicolay, Nicolis, Nicolls, Niels, Nik, Niki, Nikita, Nikki, Nikkolas, Nikkolay, Nikky, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nikolay, Nikolos, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.

Kreatif forms: Neklas, Newklas, Nilas. [more]

pinHow popular is Niklas?

Niklas is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#65668 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name history of Niklas for boys. Niklas reached its highest position of #43 in Sweden in the year 1998, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2013)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Niklas name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of the boy name Niklas and related names. Prominent varying forms of Niklas are Nicholas (#57 from current records), Nickolas (#717), Nicola, Nicolas (#196), Nikolai (#536), Nikolas (#563) and Nils. Other forms, like Nikolos, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Niklas was at its peak in 1998 (usage of 0.415%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.366%, 12% less), but with the form Nickolas becoming less fashionable. Nicholas is more familiar than the rest, though Nikolas has grown popular as well.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nickolas, Nicola, Nicolas, Nikolai in U.S.

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

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Aias, Aineas, Atlas, Attlas, Bialas, Dallas, Dimas, Fineas, Lukas, Neilan, Neils, Nels, Nial, Niall, Niaz, Nicos, Niel, Nikhel, Nikhil, Nikko, Niko, Nile, Niles, Ninian, Nisan, Nishan, Nissan, Nizar, Nolan, Nollan, Nyles, Pincas, Pinhas, Silas, Sylas, Vitas and Wallas. These names tend to be more frequently used than Niklas.