US Popularity:4736
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Victory of the people; Victorious
Klaus is a boy's name of Greek and German origin. Meaning ”victory of the people” and “victorious,” this heroic and valiant name was originally a derivation of Nikolaus. This moniker is most famous for its association with the beloved man in red, Santa Claus. If baby is due to arrive in the wintery months of December, Klaus could be a wonderfully festive name that pays homage to the time of year, while still keeping its own identity and meaning.

Klaus Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Klaus is currently #2868 on The Bump
Boy:Klaus is currently #1596 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Klaus is currently #4736 in U.S. births
Boy:Klaus is currently #2199 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 322
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Klaus, January 2022

  • Behind the Name, Nicholas, May 2020

  • WordSense, Nicholas

  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg.129

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