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Ranked #666


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 5 (Ranked #5334).

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 change, you are able to adapt.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

U is for unite, you bring people together.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

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 "Uadcel". 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 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Claude" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 24 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of only 235 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 new england region? 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 Dec 2, 1966

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 Northern India approximately on 1100. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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