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92k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Claude

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Lame
  • #666 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
126k Claudia (Latin)
11k Claud (English)
5k Claudio (Latin)

How popular is the name "Claude" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188031910309#56 boy name
18813119302#53 boy name
18823648356#50 boy name
18833216315#54 boy name
18843530353#54 boy name
18853507343#52 boy name
188640110391#48 boy name
18873838375#46 boy name
18883828374#55 boy name
18893915386#49 boy name
189035912347#57 boy name
18913347327#57 boy name
189236310353#62 boy name
18934039394#52 boy name
18944190419#53 boy name
189540213389#55 boy name
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189736116345#59 boy name
189838211371#59 boy name
18993007293#63 boy name
190044512433#59 boy name
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19023426336#68 boy name
19033098301#71 boy name
19043469337#70 boy name
19053990399#63 boy name
19063526346#73 boy name
19073695364#74 boy name
19084335428#69 boy name
19094278419#74 boy name
19104729463#78 boy name
19114726466#87 boy name
19128988890#89 boy name
19131,089131,076#88 boy name
19141,297131,284#93 boy name
19151,618131,605#96 boy name
19161,74291,733#93 boy name
19171,638131,625#98 boy name
19181,897191,878#94 boy name
19191,785131,772#92 boy name
19201,910171,893#92 boy name
19211,908201,888#96 boy name
19221,825201,805#97 boy name
19231,714181,696
19241,720151,705
19251,712161,696
19261,735221,713
19271,638141,624
19281,555231,532
19291,472261,446
19301,497151,482
19311,316141,302
19321,371211,350
19331,258111,247
19341,27381,265
19351,275121,263
19361,238151,223
19371,14771,140
19381,31781,309
19391,168131,155
19401,20481,196
19411,18601,186
19421,32161,315
19431,37181,363
19441,300111,289
19451,16601,166
19461,31391,304
19471,43971,432
19481,35491,345
19491,22881,220
19501,26091,251
19511,24691,237
19521,15161,145
19531,149111,138
19541,15261,146
19551,09181,083
19561,015101,005
19571,02161,015
19589587951
195986714853
196085113838
196181410804
19627086702
19637466740
19647279718
19656050605
19665577550
19675127505
19685355530
19694568448
19704547447
19714318423
19723719362
19733305325
19743258317
19753236317
19762757268
19772540254
19782620262
19792768268
19802725267
19812407233
19822350235
19831830183
19841870187
19851880188
19861780178
19872090209
19881800180
19891690169
19901510151
19911460146
19921420142
19931485143
19941190119
19951130113
19961080108
199789089
199893093
199991091
200099099
200169069
200270070
200382082
200465065
200570070
200662062
200758058
200866066
200958058
201055055
201146046
201245045
201343043
201442042

Want to know about the populiarty of Claude? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 91,800 babies born with the name Claude in the United States. That's more than enough Claudes to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 319 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Claude" was in 1920 with a total of 1,893 babies. (That's a lot of baby Claudes)

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Claude" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, 22 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of 1,908 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Claude" mean?

Claude (Latin): Lame

The name "Claude" is of Latin origin and it means "Lame". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

C is for casual, no pretension here.

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Your name in reverse order is "Edualc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Deaclu". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Claude popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Claude in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Claude

Claude Monet

Claude Monet is an artist. Claude was born in 1840 as Oscar-Claude Monet in Paris, France.

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Claudia Cardinale

Claudia Cardinale is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1958 to present. Claudia was born in 1938 as Claude Josephine Rose Cardinale in Tunis, French protectorate of Tunisia.

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Claude Debussy

Claude was born in 1862.

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Leon Russell

Leon Russell is a musician and singer-songwriter specializing in country, rock, folk, rhythm and blues, folk rock, blues rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1956 to present. Leon was born in 1942 as Claude Russell Bridges in Lawton, Oklahoma, United States.

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Claude Makelele

Claude Makelele is a football biography. Claude was born in 1973 in Kinshasa, Zaire.

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Claude Rich

Claude Rich is an actor and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1955 to present. Claude was born in 1929 in Strasbourg, France.

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Past life for Claude born Dec 8, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Name poster for Claude

Name poster for Claude(click to save the high quality version)

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