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Claude

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126k Claudia (Latin)
11k Claud (English)
5k Claudio (Latin)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 319 10 309 #57 boy name
1881 311 9 302 #53 boy name
1882 364 8 356 #50 boy name
1883 321 6 315 #54 boy name
1884 353 0 353 #54 boy name
1885 350 7 343 #53 boy name
1886 401 10 391 #48 boy name
1887 383 8 375 #46 boy name
1888 382 8 374 #55 boy name
1889 391 5 386 #49 boy name
1890 359 12 347 #59 boy name
1891 334 7 327 #59 boy name
1892 363 10 353 #62 boy name
1893 403 9 394 #52 boy name
1894 419 0 419 #53 boy name
1895 402 13 389 #55 boy name
1896 407 9 398 #54 boy name
1897 361 16 345 #59 boy name
1898 382 11 371 #59 boy name
1899 300 7 293 #63 boy name
1900 445 12 433 #59 boy name
1901 341 0 341 #58 boy name
1902 342 6 336 #68 boy name
1903 309 8 301 #71 boy name
1904 346 9 337 #70 boy name
1905 399 0 399 #63 boy name
1906 352 6 346 #73 boy name
1907 369 5 364 #74 boy name
1908 433 5 428 #69 boy name
1909 427 8 419 #74 boy name
1910 472 9 463 #78 boy name
1911 472 6 466 #87 boy name
1912 898 8 890 #89 boy name
1913 1,089 13 1,076 #88 boy name
1914 1,297 13 1,284 #93 boy name
1915 1,618 13 1,605 #96 boy name
1916 1,742 9 1,733 #93 boy name
1917 1,638 13 1,625 #98 boy name
1918 1,897 19 1,878 #95 boy name
1919 1,785 13 1,772 #93 boy name
1920 1,910 17 1,893 #92 boy name
1921 1,908 20 1,888 #96 boy name
1922 1,825 20 1,805 #97 boy name
1923 1,713 18 1,695
1924 1,721 15 1,706
1925 1,712 16 1,696
1926 1,736 22 1,714
1927 1,636 14 1,622
1928 1,556 23 1,533
1929 1,472 26 1,446
1930 1,498 15 1,483
1931 1,314 14 1,300
1932 1,372 21 1,351
1933 1,258 11 1,247
1934 1,273 8 1,265
1935 1,275 12 1,263
1936 1,238 15 1,223
1937 1,146 7 1,139
1938 1,318 8 1,310
1939 1,169 13 1,156
1940 1,204 8 1,196
1941 1,186 0 1,186
1942 1,321 6 1,315
1943 1,371 8 1,363
1944 1,300 11 1,289
1945 1,165 0 1,165
1946 1,314 9 1,305
1947 1,439 7 1,432
1948 1,354 9 1,345
1949 1,227 8 1,219
1950 1,262 9 1,253
1951 1,245 9 1,236
1952 1,151 6 1,145
1953 1,149 11 1,138
1954 1,154 6 1,148
1955 1,091 8 1,083
1956 1,015 10 1,005
1957 1,021 6 1,015
1958 958 7 951
1959 868 14 854
1960 851 13 838
1961 813 10 803
1962 709 6 703
1963 747 6 741
1964 727 9 718
1965 605 0 605
1966 557 7 550
1967 512 7 505
1968 535 5 530
1969 456 8 448
1970 454 7 447
1971 431 8 423
1972 371 9 362
1973 330 5 325
1974 325 8 317
1975 323 6 317
1976 275 7 268
1977 254 0 254
1978 262 0 262
1979 276 8 268
1980 272 5 267
1981 240 7 233
1982 235 0 235
1983 183 0 183
1984 187 0 187
1985 188 0 188
1986 178 0 178
1987 209 0 209
1988 180 0 180
1989 169 0 169
1990 151 0 151
1991 146 0 146
1992 142 0 142
1993 148 5 143
1994 119 0 119
1995 113 0 113
1996 108 0 108
1997 89 0 89
1998 93 0 93
1999 91 0 91
2000 99 0 99
2001 69 0 69
2002 70 0 70
2003 82 0 82
2004 65 0 65
2005 70 0 70
2006 62 0 62
2007 58 0 58
2008 66 0 66
2009 58 0 58
2010 55 0 55
2011 46 0 46
2012 45 0 45
2013 43 0 43
2014 42 0 42
2015 51 0 51

Want to know about the popularity of the Claude baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 91,856 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Claude" ranks #38 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 70 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of 1,089 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Claude" mean? The list below shows the origins of Claude as well as things modernly associated with the name Claude such as celebrities named Claude.

Origin and Meaning of Claude

The name "Claude" is of Latin origin, and it means "Lame". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Claude Monet

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

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Claude Debussy

Claude was born in 1862.

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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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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Claude

Claude Akins
Claude Mckay
Claude Moore
Claude Rains
Claude Giroux
Claude Marcel
Claude Moore Park

Alternative Meanings

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

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

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Past life for Claude born Jun 18, 1997

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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 USA South-Central approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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