Claus

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Klaus [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Klaus

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Clausarson Faroe Islands
Clausen Denmark Norway
Clausén Sweden
Claussen Denmark Norway
Clausson Iceland Sweden

Female

Clausardóttir Faroe Islands
Clausdatter Denmark Norway
Clausdotter Sweden
Clausdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Claus
Genitive: Claus'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Claus
Accusative: Claus
Dative: Clausi
Genitive: Clausar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Claus
Genitive: Clausin / Claun / Clauksen
Partitive: Clausia / Clauta / Clausta
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Claus
Accusative: Claus
Dative: Claus
Genitive: Claus
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Claus
Genitive: Claus'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Claus
Genitive: Claus'/Claus

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[8]
21530
n.a.
0
n.a.
21530
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
393 683 0 0 393 683
Norway Norway[10]
522
n.a.
0
n.a.
522
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
267 0 0
n.a.
267
Greenland Greenland[12]
48 62
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
3 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Claus.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/