Niklaus Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Nicholas:
From the Latin Nicolaus, a derivative of the Greek Nikolaos (victory of the people), a compound name composed of the elements nikē (victory) and laos (the people). The name was borne by St. Nicholas, a 4th-century bishop of Myra who is regarded as the patron saint of Russia and Greece, and of children, sailors, and wolves.
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- Nicknames for Niklaus
Nik, Nikki, Klaus, Nikla
- Meanings and history of the name Niklaus
N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lee (L.IY)" ; AW as in "cow (K.AW)" ; Z as in "zee (Z.IY)
Niklaus is of Old Greek origin meaning "Victory of the People" and it is predominantly used in the German language. Niklaus is a form of Nicholas (English and French).
Niklaus is an unusual baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000. In 2008, out of the family of boy names directly linked to Niklaus, Nicholas (English and French) was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Niklaus include Nichols (English), Nicklas (German and Scandinavian), Nicklaus (English), Niclas (Scandinavian), Niklas (German and Scandinavian), Niklos (Hungarian), Nicholas (English and French), Nickolas (English), Nickolaus (German), Nicolaas (Dutch), Nicolas (French and Spanish), Nicolaus (German), Nicolás (Spanish), Nikolaas (Dutch), Nikolaos (Greek), Nikolas (German and Slavic), Nikolaus (German), Nikolos (Greek), Nikulas (Czech), and Nioclas (Irish).
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Niklaus "Klaus" Mikaelson, character from "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Originals"