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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #666 most popular

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

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 captive, your web of charm.

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

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 "Ladeuc". 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.

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


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 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Claude" ranks #65 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 10 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1914. Across the entire United States a total of 1,297 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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.


Claudia Cardinale

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


Claude Debussy

Claude was born in 1862.


Leon Russell

Leon Russell is a musician and singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1956 to present. Leon was born in 1942 as Claude Russell Bridges in Lawton, Oklahoma, United States.


Claude Makelele

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


Claude Rich

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


Past life for Claude born Mar 2, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Quebeck approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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