Niklas

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Low German form of Niklaus [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) (Swedish) short form of Nikolas (see Nikolás) [6] [2] [5]

Related Names

Nichlaes
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Danish
Nichlas
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Nicklas
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Nickles
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Old Swedish
Niclas
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Nicles
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Old Swedish
Niclæs
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Old Swedish
Nigles
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Niglæs
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Old Danish
Nikla
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Finish
Niklaes
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Danish Swedish
Niklas
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Nikles
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Finish

See also Klas, Niels

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Niklason Sweden
Niklasson Sweden

Female

Niklasdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Niklas
Genitive: Niklas'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Niklas
Accusative: Niklas
Dative: Niklasi
Genitive: Niklasar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Niklas
Genitive: Niklaksen
Partitive: Niklasta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Niklas
Genitive: Niklas'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Niklas
Genitive: Niklas' / Niklas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

6 December

Finland Finland

6 December

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

6 December

Sweden Sweden

6 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 7590 people were named Niklas (percentage of first or only given name: 19 %) [9]

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&
Sweden Sweden[11]
22408 31331 0 4 22408 31327
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
10911
n.a.
5
n.a.
10906
Denmark Denmark[13]
3286
n.a.
1
n.a.
3285
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
19 28
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
8 11
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
2220
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
2220
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Niklas (m) Sources: [11][13][16][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Niklas (m) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Niklas (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Niklas (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Niklas (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  10. 10.0 10.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. details see Name Statistic tables