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Meaning and Origin

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  1. United States golfer considered by many to be the greatest golfer of all time (born in 1940)

Notable Persons Named Nicklaus

En Esch is an industrial rock, electro-industrial, and industrial music musician. En was given the name Nicklaus Schandelmaier . En is also known as Klaus Schandelmaier and Nick.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus is a golf player.

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Gary was born on January 15th, 1969.

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How popular is the baby name Nicklaus in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 0 5
1965 6 0 6
1967 6 0 6
1968 7 0 7
1970 9 0 9
1971 12 0 12
1972 10 0 10
1973 25 0 25
1974 9 0 9
1975 9 0 9
1976 19 0 19
1977 37 0 37
1978 92 0 92
1979 63 0 63
1980 71 0 71
1981 83 0 83
1982 65 0 65
1983 79 0 79
1984 64 0 64
1985 63 0 63
1986 83 0 83
1987 67 0 67
1988 65 0 65
1989 74 0 74
1990 83 0 83
1991 103 0 103
1992 88 0 88
1993 102 0 102
1994 130 0 130
1995 130 0 130
1996 120 0 120
1997 156 0 156
1998 143 0 143
1999 123 0 123
2000 150 0 150
2001 104 0 104
2002 94 0 94
2003 93 0 93
2004 73 0 73
2005 96 0 96
2006 73 0 73
2007 62 0 62
2008 65 0 65
2009 59 0 59
2010 36 0 36
2011 29 0 29
2012 32 0 32
2013 33 0 33
2014 27 0 27
2015 17 0 17
2016 35 0 35
2017 22 0 22

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Popularity of Nicklaus as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nicklaus U.S.
  White 97.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.97% 16.26%

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People with the last name Nicklaus are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nicklaus

  • How Popular is the name Nicklaus? Nicklaus is the 4,928th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nicklaus was the 29,198th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nicklaus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,301 babies born with the first name Nicklaus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nicklaus to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nicklaus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nicklaus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nicklaus is Sunday, July 27th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Nicklaus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nicklaus was in 1997 with a total of 156 babies.
  • Random Nicklaus Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nicklaus is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Nicklaus: Your name in reverse order is Sualkcin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lsiucnka. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nicklaus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 811 people with the last name Nicklaus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nicklaus? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nicklaus as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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