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Claude Meaning


What does Claude mean?

The name Claude is of French origin.

The meaning of Claude is "lame".

Claude is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 6 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Claude.

The Given Name Claude

Claude is a form of Claudius. See Claudius for further details.

Claude appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

This great little unisex name has a natural distinction.

Wrap it up and take it home, Claude may just be the name you're looking for.

Claude falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Claude Bernard, Claude Cohen Tannoudji, and Claude de la Colombiere.

Claude Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. It ranked 2,499 in baby name popularity for boys with 51 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. It ranked 2,959 in baby name popularity for boys with 40 occurrences.

View the Claude Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Claude has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Claude to other names.

Claude Related Names

Claude is a form of Claudius.

Variants of the name Claude include Claud.

The names Claudette, Claudia, Claudine, Claudino, Claudio, Klaudijs, Klaudiusz, Klavdii, Kolos are all forms of Claude.

Famous Claudes

  • Claude Bernard ~ Scientist
  • Claude Cohen Tannoudji ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1997
  • Claude de la Colombiere ~ Saint
  • Claude Debussy ~ Musician
  • Claude Frollo ~ Notre-Dame de Paris character
  • Claude Monet ~ Artist
  • Claude Pouillet ~ Scientist
  • Claude Richard ~ Saint
  • Claude Simon ~ Nobel Prize for Literature 1985

Claude Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Claude.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Claude Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Claude in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Claude.

Just for fun, see the name Claude in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Claude in Nautical Flags page.