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Klaus - Meaning of Klaus

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[ 1 syll. klau(s), kl-a-us ] The baby boy name Klaus is pronounced KLAWS in German †. Klaus' language of origin is Old Greek, and it is predominantly used in German and Scandinavian.

Klaus is a German and Scandinavian spelling variant of the Dutch, German, Scandinavian, and English Claus.

Klaus is also a German contracted form of the English and French Nicholas.

See also the related categories, greek, german, and scandinavian.

Klaus is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly related to Klaus, Nicholas was the most regularly used.

Baby names that sound like Klaus include Claus, Kaela, Kelach, Kelagh, Kelse, Klaas, Klaes, Calax, Calex, Calux, Caoilte, Claas, Clack, Claes, Clas, Clause, Cloyce, Kaeleigh, Kailas, and Kaileigh.

† Pronunciation for Klaus: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AW as in "cow (K.AW)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

A famous person named Klaus is Actor, Klaus Kinski, born Nikolaus Gunther Nakszynski, 18 October 1926 - 23 November 1991.


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