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Gender: Male Origin of Nicklaus: Variant of Nicholas

The name Nicklaus is a boy's name . Nicklaus and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

An unusual version of Nicholas, now associated with PGA champion Jack Nicklaus.

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Famous People Named Nicklaus

Jack William Nicklaus, American golfer

Pop Culture References for the name Nicklaus

Niklaus "Klaus" Mikaelson, Original Hybrid on TV's "The Vampire Diaries" and it's spinoff "The Originals"


catvn Says:


love this name! although I'd spell it Niklaus. I would also call him Klaus a majority go the time. This is definitely a future baby name of mine, as long as my husband agrees

servals_ Says: