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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KLOWS(German, Finnish)
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Meaning & History

German short form of NICHOLAS.
VariantsClaus, Nico, Niko(German)
DiminutiveLauno(Finnish)
Feminine FormsNicol, Nicola, Nicole, Nikola(German)
Other Languages & CulturesNikollë(Albanian) Nicolaus, Nikolaos(Ancient Greek) Nikola(Basque) Mikalai, Mikalay(Belarusian) Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolay(Bulgarian) Nicolau(Catalan) Nikola, Nikica, Niko, Nikša(Croatian) Mikuláš, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola(Czech) Nicolaas, Nikolaas, Kai, Klaas, Nick, Nico, Niek(Dutch) Nicholas, Colin, Collin, Nic, Nick, Nickolas, Nicky, Nik, Nikolas(English) Nikolao, Niĉjo(Esperanto) Nigul(Estonian) Nicolas(French) Kai, Kay, Klaes(Frisian) Nicolau(Galician) Nikoloz, Nika, Niko, Nikusha(Georgian) Nicolaos, Nikolaos, Nik, Nikolas, Nikos(Greek) Miklós, Kolos, Miksa(Hungarian) Nioclás(Irish) Niccolò, Nicola, Nico, Nicolao, Nicolò(Italian) Nikolajs, Klāvs, Niklāvs(Latvian) Klaos(Limburgish) Klaas(Low German) Nikola, Nikolče, Nikolche(Macedonian) Nikora(Maori) Nichol, Nicol, Col(Medieval English) Mikołaj(Polish) Nicolau, Nico(Portuguese) Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor(Romanian) Nikolai, Nikolay, Kolya(Russian) Niillas, Nilas(Sami) Neacel, Nichol, Nicol(Scottish) Nikola, Nikica(Serbian) Mikuláš(Slovak) Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Nik, Niko(Slovene) Nicolás, Nico(Spanish) Niklas, Claes, Kai, Klas, Nicklas, Niclas, Nils(Swedish) Mykola(Ukrainian)
Surname DescendantsKlassen, Klausen(Danish)
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