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Gender: M Origin of Claus: Scandinavian and German variation of Nicolas

And how is Mrs. Claes, Class, Klaas, Klasse, Klaus (Dutch), Clause, Klaus (German), Launo (Finnish).

Famous People Named Claus

Claus von Bulow (b. 1926), a British socialite of German and Danish ancestry who was accused of the attempted murder of his wife Sunny von Bulow, but ultimately found not guilty.

Klaus Maria Brandauer (b. 1943), an Austrian actor, film director, and professor at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna.

Pop Culture References for the name Claus

Santa Claus...'nuff said!