When Helen Velma Klaus was born on 19 January 1925, in Washington, United States, her father, Raymond Joseph Klaus, was 24 and her mother, Velma Faye Van Laningham, was 20. She married Dean John Larsen on 30 November 1963, in Ventura, Ventura, California, United States. She lived in Olympia, Thurston, Washington, United States in 1930 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 5 years. She died on 27 July 1990, in Imperial, California, United States, at the age of 65.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Angelika, Ernst, Guenther, Bernhard, Christl, Eberhard, Erwin, Friedrich, Fritz, Gerhard, Guenter.
German and Dutch: from the personal name Klaus, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Claus and Clouse . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Czechia, Poland, and Croatia.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized or dialect form of Yiddish kloyz ‘Jewish house of worship or study’ (compare German Klause ‘hermitage’).
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