What does Niklas mean?
Niklas /nik-las/ [2 sylls.] 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 48 more related forms via Nicholas: Claas, Claes, Claus, Colas, Klaas, Klaes, Klaus, Nic, Nichol, Nicholai, Nicholaus, Nichols, Nick▼, Nickey, Nickie, Nickolas▼, Nickolaus, Nicky▼, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolaas, Nicolai, Nicolao, Nicolas▲, Nicolaus, Nicolay, Nicolet, Nicoli, Nicolis, Nicoll, Nicolls, Nicolo, Niels, Nik, Niki, Nikita, Nikki, Nikkolas, Nikkolay, Nikky, Nikolai▲, Nikolas▲, Nikolaus, Nikolay, Nikolos, Nikos, Nilos and Nils.Kreatif forms: Neklas, Newklas, Nilas. [more]
How 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 popularity 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 100 Baby Names Records, 2013)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Niklas and related names. Prominent varying forms of Niklas are Nicholas (#57 the previous year), Nicholaus, Nick, Nickolas (#717), Nicky, Nicola, Nicolas (#196), Nikolai (#536), Nikolas (#563) and Nils. Forms like Nickey are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in 1999 (usage of 0.3179%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2665%, 16.2% less), with the forms Nick, Nickolas and Nicky becoming less fashionable. Nicolas (#196), Nikolai (#536) and Nikolas (#563) are three of the more trendy baby names in this list. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)