Claudius - Meaning Of Claudius, What Does Claudius Mean?

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Claudius Meaning


What does Claudius mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Claudius is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Claudius is "lame".  

Claudius is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Clau-di-us.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 9776 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences.    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.

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

Would you like to fingerspell the name Claudius in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Claudius 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 Claudius in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Claudius Numerology page.

Claudius Numerology
Claudius in Hieroglyhics
Claudius in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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