Klaas

Klaas is a masculine first name and family name.

Origin and Meaning

The name is a short form of Nicolaas, the Dutch form of the name Nicholas.

Bearers of the name

First name

  • Klaas Carel Faber (1922-2012), Dutch member of the Waffen- SS war criminals and
  • Klaas Gerling (* 1981), German house DJ and music producer
  • Klaas Heufer circulation ( * 1983), German television presenter and occasional actor
  • Klaas -Jan Huntelaar ( * 1983), Dutch footballer
  • Klaas Touber (1922-2011), Dutch forced laborers and concentration camp prisoner

Family name

  • Alice Gerken Klaas (* 1964), German politician
  • Hans Klaas (1927-2011), German businessman and industrialist
  • Kathrin Klaas (* 1984), German hammer thrower
  • Max Klaas (* 1993), German percussionist
  • Kitty Mardner - Klaas (1884-1950), German painter
  • Klaas Walter ( jurist ) ( 1895-1978 ), German jurist and constitutional judges
  • Walter Klaas ( theologian ) ( 1904-1961 ), German Lutheran pastor and college teacher
  • Klaas Werner (1914-1945), German football player
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