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What does Niklaas mean?

Niklaas Pronunciation of Niklaas as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the name Niklaas means "people of victory". Niklaas is a version of Nicholas (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, victory


VARIANTS Niklos, Niklas, Nicklas

OTHER FORMS VIA NICHOLAS Claas, Klaas, Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicolaas, Nicolas, Nicolaus, Niels, Nikita, Nikkolas, Nikolai, Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nikolay, Nikolos, Nikos, Nilos, Nils



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How popular is Niklaas?

Niklaas is an unusual given name for men. Niklaas is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Niklaas (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 are Nicholas (#74 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Nicolas (#192), Nikolai (#479), Nikolas (#553), Nickolas (#841), Nikita (#1884), Nicklas, Nickolaus, Nicolaus, Niels, Niklas, Nikolaus and Nils. Other variants, like Claas, are seldom used. These relations of Niklaas were at the apex of their popularity 2 decades ago (USAGE OF 1.74%) and are now significantly less widespread (USAGE 0.46%, DOWN 73%). Nicholas has generally been preferred by parents, although Nicolas seems to be getting popular too, while forms like Nickolas used to be popular. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nicklas, Nickolas, Nickolaus, Nicolas in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicolaus, Niels, Nikita, Niklas, Nikolai in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nils in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bialas, Niles and Silas. These names tend to be more commonly used than Niklaas.

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