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What does Niklas mean?

Niklas \n(i)-klas, nik-las\ as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Niklas is "people of victory". Niklas is a variation of Nicholas (Greek).


Niklas has 3 variants: Nicklas, Niklaas and Niklos.

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.


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)

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 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. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in 1999 (usage of 0.3179%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2665%, down 16.2%), 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nicholaus, Nick, Nickolas, Nicky, Nicola, Nicolas, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nils in U.S.

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