German variation of Claus, diminutive of Nicolas
Klaus Origin and Meaning
The name Klaus is boy's name of German origin.
Two drawbacks: some unpleasant World War II associations, and the Santa clause.
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Famous People Named Klaus
- Klaus KinskiGerman actor
- Klaus Meinelead singer of German hard rock band The Scorpions
- Klaus BadeltGerman composer, most famous work to date is from Pirates of the Caribbean
- Klaus von Klitzingwinner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
- Klaus Werner IohannisPresident of Romania
- Klaus Voormannmusician and artist that created The Beatles' 'Revolver' album cover.
- Klaus mann german writer and oldest son of Thomas mann
Klaus in Pop Culture
- Niklaus "Klaus" Mikaelsoncharacter from "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Originals"
- Klaus Baudelairefrom "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
- Klaus Goldsteindate able character from Shall we Date?Wizardess Heart older brother of Elias Goldstein
- Klaus Heislertalking goldfish in "American Dad"
- Klaus Hargreevescharacter from the comic The Umbrella Academy