Origin:Slavic
Popularity:1751
Meaning:Victor of the people
Niklaus is a beloved masculine Slavic name whose origins are rooted in Ancient Greek. A form of Nicholas, Niklaus comes from the Greek title Nīkólāos, meaning “victor of the people.” Nicholas is renowned across the globe and has been borne by many remarkable saints and figures. The Christian Saint Nicholas of the 4th century was a Greek Bishop and a secret gift-giver who became the paradigm of Santa Claus. Niklaus offers a snappy version of the title, removing the extra syllable and creating a trendy name that skips off the tongue. A name firmly established and loved throughout history, Niklaus is a wonderful choice for a victorious being like baby.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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