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  1. Clausnoun

    A male given name from Ancient Greek.

  2. Etymology: From Dutch and German Claus, a contraction of Nikolaus ("Nicholas").


  1. Claus

    Claus (sometimes Clas) is both a given name and a German, Danish, and Dutch surname.


  1. claus

    In linguistics, a claus is a group of words that typically includes a subject and a predicate and functions as a complete sentence, independent clause, or subordinate clause within a larger sentence or discourse. It can also refer to a unit of grammatical structure that is larger than a phrase but smaller than a sentence.


  1. Claus

    Claus is a small unincorporated town in Stanislaus County, California, United States on the northeastern outskirts of Modesto; it is also in between Riverbank and Empire

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. CLAUS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Claus is ranked #8911 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Claus surname appeared 3,674 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Claus.

    93.1% or 3,422 total occurrences were White.
    2.6% or 98 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.3% or 51 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 40 total occurrences were Asian.
    1% or 38 total occurrences were Black.
    0.6% or 25 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Anagrams for Claus »

  1. cauls

  2. Lucas

  3. lusca

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Claus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Claus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Claus in a Sentence

  1. Herbert Hoover:

    A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus.

  2. Geoffrey Seidel of Scituate:

    I can’t think of a worse place for that, it stretches the imagination to find a scenario more diametrically opposed. The innocence of youth and the magical belief in Santa Claus on the one hand and vulgar advertising the joy of alcohol abuse on the other.

  3. Senior Officer Deon Joseph:

    It is a predators' paradise. They are attracted to this place. They often target the mentally ill, some of whom are nonverbal, others who believe they are Santa Claus and no one is going to believe a word they say.

  4. Kamalkant Agarwal:

    You can build these projects if you have a government or Santa Claus to pay for it, but otherwise, making these projects profitable is a huge challenge.

  5. Oleksii Reznikov:

    I sent a wish list card to Santa Claus last year, and fighter jets also [ were ] including in this wish list.

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    any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
    A sweep
    B tingle
    C brasserie
    D nitrile

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