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Claudius Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Claudius is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Claudius is "lame".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


The name Claudius derives from a Roman family name which in turn was derived from the Latin word claudus meaning "lame, or crippled".

It was the the family name borne by several Roman emperors of the 1st century.


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Related Names

The names Claudia, Claudios, Claudiu, Klaudijs, Klaudiusz, Klavdii are all forms of Claudius.

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Name Fun

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Then just follow the diagram below.

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

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