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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Niklaus

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Alt. Meaning

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

U is for unite, you bring people together.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

Notable Persons Named Niklaus

Niklaus E. Wirth is a scientist in the field of computer science. Niklaus was born on February 15th, 1934 in Winterthur.

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Niklaus was born in 1484. He passed away on April 28th, 1530.

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Niklaus was born on March 27th, 1740. He left this life on February 11th, 1831.

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Niklaus Gerber was a in the fields of dairy and dairy product. Niklaus was born in 1850 in Thun. He breathed his last breath in 1914.

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He breathed his last breath in 1653.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Niklaus

Andre was born on August 30th, 1981.

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Stephan was born on April 17th, 1958.

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Mandy was born on March 1st, 1956 in Dresden.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 8 0 8
1980 8 0 8
1983 5 0 5
1984 5 0 5
1985 6 0 6
1986 6 0 6
1987 7 0 7
1988 8 0 8
1989 8 0 8
1990 7 0 7
1991 9 0 9
1992 10 0 10
1993 12 0 12
1994 9 0 9
1995 12 0 12
1996 8 0 8
1997 13 0 13
1998 18 0 18
1999 17 0 17
2000 13 0 13
2001 9 0 9
2002 12 0 12
2003 11 0 11
2004 13 0 13
2005 7 0 7
2006 16 0 16
2007 10 0 10
2008 5 0 5
2009 6 0 6
2010 7 0 7
2012 14 0 14
2013 37 0 37
2014 63 0 63
2015 100 0 100
2016 117 0 117
2017 155 0 155

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Popularity of Niklaus as a first name

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Popularity of Niklaus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Niklaus U.S.
  White 95.15% 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 0.00% 16.26%

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People with the last name Niklaus are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Niklaus

  • How Popular is the name Niklaus? Niklaus is the 12,449th most popular name of all time. As a last name Niklaus was the 107,669th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Niklaus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 771 babies born with the first name Niklaus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Niklaus to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Niklaus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Niklaus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Niklaus is Friday, February 16th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Niklaus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Niklaus was in 2017 with a total of 155 babies.
  • Random Niklaus Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Niklaus is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Niklaus: Your name in reverse order is Sualkin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nksluai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Niklaus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 165 people with the last name Niklaus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Niklaus? Niklaus is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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