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What does Straus mean?

Straus Pronunciation of Straus [straus] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Straus is "bouquet; ostrich; fight". Surname. In the past, inns or taverns may have been named after the ostrich. Composers Johann and Richard Strauss; retailer Isidor Straus.

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Straus has 1 variant: Strauss.

Creative forms:
(male) Strsa, Strso, ..

(female) Strsea, Strsee, ..

Middle name pairings:
Straus Denver (S.D.), ..

How popular is Straus?

Straus is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11283 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Argus, Arius, Artus, Astraeus, Cirrus, Claus, Cyrus, Darius, Fergus, Firus, Hermus, Jarius, Klaus, Marcus, Marius, Markus, Mattaus, Nereus, Saraph, Saul, Seamus, Seoras, Seraph, Sergius, Servaas, Servas, Servatus, Seumus, Sextus, Shamus, Shaul, Shaun, Shays, Silas, Siorus, Siraj, Sirius, Sixtus, Sofus, Sophus, Spears, Stacy, Stan, Stana, Stark, Starr, Stasius, Stearn, Stearns, Stefanus, Stian, Stiles, Stones, Strahan, Strom, Strong, Stuart, Styles, Sylas, Tyrus and Ursus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Straus.

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