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Boy Name: Klaus

Name: Klaus
Pronunciation: \k-laus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Clause, Claes, Claas
Variant forms: Klaas, Klaes
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 6911


Klaus \k-laus\ as a boy's name. Variant of Claus, which is a diminutive of Nicholas (Greek) "people of victory". Actor Klaus Maria Brandauer.

Klaus has 2 variant forms: Klaas and Klaes.

Baby names that sound like Klaus are Clause, Claes and Claas.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Klaus.


Klaus is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#6911 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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