Claude meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, French, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Lame, Preserving, Disabled, The Limping and Reference to the Gender of the Claudian
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Eminent and Evergreen unisex name Claude is used chiefly in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, English and French which originated from Latin, meaning of Claude is "Lame, Preserving, Disabled, Limping or Reference to the Gender of the Claudian". Claude is a variant of prevailing and perennial Claudius. Eminent and Venerable Claudius's origin is Latin and English, meaning of Claudius is "Lame, Disabled and The Limping". Also Claude is French equivalent of Claudia. Claude is celebrated on June 6th or February 15th.

Variants of Claude

Claudius, Claud, Klaudius, Jean-Claude, Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, John, Johannes, Jeanne, Jean, Claudia, Clady, Claudie, Johanna, Ivan, Hanan, Dejohn, Gianni, Jackie, Yanis, Aaronjohn, John Paul, Hanko, Janek, Janica, Johansinnguaq, Evane, Ivane, Janette, Janina, Joannie, Jeannemarie, Jane, Jeanine, Gean, Ioan, Ionel, Johnna, Jennine, Donajean

Names that rhyme with Claude

Popularity of Claude

Claude was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 92006 babies have been given the moniker. At its zenith in 1887, it ranked 46th when 1893 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. After 233 years, the name has past its prime. Additionally, the given name has been in the top 50 baby names 4 times Also, Claude is an extremely popular name in France given to over 468435 babies in 232 years. At its zenith in 1936, it ranked 3rd when 14855 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 5 baby names 10 times

Claude is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 22 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 900. There are over 174 babies that have been given the name Claude in England and Wales. However things change on global perspective, Claude is extremely popular in Rwanda where every 1 in 90 have the name as well as in, Congo and DR Congo. Also the baby name is popular in Canada, Burundi, Madagascar, Belgium, Haiti, Togo, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Switzerland, Benin, Gabon, Ethiopia, Lebanon, South Africa, Ivory Coast and Luxembourg. As per our evaluation, over 1830000 people has been named Claude globally.

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Claude in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Claude?

Besides creative, you are also highly intuitive and funny. You are born to be a businessman, politician, manage your own business or some other position that requires leadership, warrior spirit, taking risks, and daring yourself to do more. At work, you are the innovator and researcher always focused on finding creative ways to solve things and improve the company's progress. You have a sharp focus and nothing slips your eye.

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  •  Ovido means Ovis aimed at boys has its origin in Latin. Ovido is derivative of Ovid.
  •  Estella - Largely used in Finnish and Danish eternal and eminent, Estella means "Star". Its origin is in French and Latin is used for both genders
  •  Deco is used principally in Hungarian has its origin in Latin is a baby boy name, Deco means "Lord, Form of Dominick and Offered to the Lord". Deco is derivative of Dominic.
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Namesakes of Claude

    Claude Debussy, French composer
  • Claude Antoine, comte Prieur-Duvernois, French engineer and a politician during and after the French Revolution
  • Claude Fournier, French personality of the Revolution
  • Claude Charles Fauriel, French historian, philologist and critic
  • Claude de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French soldier and courtier
  • Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac, French mathematician, linguist
  • Claude Buffier, French philosopher, historian and teacher, was
  • Claude Monteux, American flutist and conductor
  • Claude Favre de Vaugelas, Savoyard grammarian and man of letters
  • Claude Chirac,
  • Claude Berrou, French professor
  • Claude Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French novelist
  • Claude Lise, French politician from Martinique
  • Claude Cheysson, French Socialist politician
  • Claude Goudimel, French composer, music editor and publisher
  • Claude Dornier, His legacy remains
  • Claude Lorius, French glaciologist
  • Claude Coppens, Belgian pianist and composer
  • Claude Gillot, French painter, print-maker and illustrator
  • Claude Benton Hudspeth, American cowboy, rancher, lawyer, and statesman
  • Claude Farrère, French author of novels, many of which are based
  • Claude Duplain, Canadian politician
  • Claude Joseph Geoffroy, brother of Étienne François Geoffroy
  • Claude Cahen, 20th-century French Marxist orientalist and historian
  • Claude François Geoffroy, French chemist
  • Claude E. Cady, politician and businessman
  • Claude Fleury, French ecclesiastical historian
  • Claude Alexandre de Bonneval,
  • Claude de l'Aubespine, baron de Châteauneuf, seigneur de Hauterive et de la Forêt-Thaumieres
  • Claude de Bourdeille, comte de Montrésor, French aristocrat and Count of Montrésor,
  • Claude Fauchet, 16th-century French historian and antiquary
  • Claude Le Jeune, Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance
  • Claude de Kemoularia, French citizen of Georgian descent whose career has been
  • Claude Auguste Court, French soldier and mercenary
  • Claude Helffer, French pianist noted particularly for his advocacy of 20th-century music
  • Claude Mydorge, French mathematician
  • Claude Bramall Burgess, Colonial Secretary of Hong Kong from 1958 to 1963
  • Claude Matthieu, Count Gardane, French general and diplomat
  • Claude Humbert Piarron de Chamousset, French master at the Court of Auditors
  • Claude Wiseler, Luxembourgish politician
  • Claude Shannon, American mathematician, electrical engineer
  • Claude Piron, Swiss psychologist, Esperantist, translator
  • Claude Louis Berthollet, Savoyard-French chemist
  • Claude Pouillet, French physicist and a professor of physics at the Sorbonne and member of the French Academy of Sciences
  • Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher, freemason and 'littérateur'
  • Claude Chevalley, French mathematician
  • Claude Bernard, French physiologist
  • Claude Nicollier, first astronaut from Switzerland
  • Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, French physicist
  • Claude Fortier, Canadian physiologist and expert on the pituitary gland
  • Claude Monet, French painter
  • Claude Auchinleck, British Army commander during the Second World War
  • Claude Rains, English–American film and stage actor whose career spanned several decades
  • Claude Lorrain, French painter
  • Claude Chabrol, French film director and a member of the French New Wave group of filmmakers
  • Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, French army officer of the French Revolutionary Wars
  • Claude Chappe, French inventor
  • Claude Bolling, French jazz pianist, composer, arranger
  • Claude Lanzmann, French filmmaker
  • Claude Jade, French actress

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