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Origin and popularity of the name KLAS


Klas : 1: German: variant of Klass.2: Czech and Slovak: from klas ‘ear of wheat’.3: Czech and Slovak: from a short form of the personal name Nikolas (see Nicholas).4: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Klaus 2. Alternatively it can be an occupational name derived from the acronym of Hebrew kley-zemer ‘musician klezmer’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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