Claes - Meaning of Claes

What does Claes mean?

[ 1 syll. clae(s), cl-a-es ] The baby boy name Claes is pronounced as KLEYZ †. Claes is derived from Old Greek origins. Claes is a variation of the name Claus (Dutch, German, Scandinavian, and English).

See also the related category greek.

Claes is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Claes include Klaes (Frisian), Calax, Calex, Calux, Caoilte (English), Claas (Dutch and German), Clack (English), Clas (Finnish), Claus (Dutch, German, Scandinavian, and English), Clause, Cloyce, Kaela, Kelach, Kelagh, Kelse, Klaas (Dutch and German), Klaus (German and Scandinavian), Calix, Callice, and Callis.

† English pronunciation for Claes: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"

Meaning of Claes Meaning of Claus Meaning of Nicholas
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