Meaning of First Name: Klaus
Klaus is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#6911 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Klaus \k-laus\ as a boy's name. Variant of Claus, which is a diminutive of Nicholas (Greek) "people of victory". Actor Klaus Maria Brandauer.
Klaus has 2 variant forms: Klaas and Klaes.
Baby names that sound like Klaus are Clause, Claes and Claas.
View a list of the 3 names that reference Klaus.
Census About Last Name: Schmidt
Occupational name derived from Middle High German smit "smith, metalworker", a cognate of SMITH
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.