Claudia

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Claudia

"Claudia" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Lame". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, Latin feminine form of Claudius.

Claudia was also found in the following language(s): French, German, Italian, Latin, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Claudia

Claudia Schiffer is a model. Claudia was born on August 25th, 1970 in Rheinberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany.

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Claudia Black is an actress and voice actress. She was most active from 1993 to present. Claudia was given the name Claudia Lee Black on October 11th, 1972 in Sydney, Australia. Claudia is also known as Black, Claudia Lee, and C.L..

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Claudia Kim is an actor and actress. She has been prominent since 2005. Claudia was given the name Kim Soo-hyun on January 25th, 1985 in South Korea. Claudia is also known as Soo-hyun, Uriel, and Kim.

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Cláudia was born on December 7th, 1988 in Mossoró.

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Claudia Winkleman is a television presenter, disc jockey, film criticism, dj, and film critic. She was most prominent from 1991 to present. Claudia was given the name Claudia Anne Winkleman by her parent Eve Pollard on January 15th, 1972 in London.

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Claudia Christian is an actress, director, writer, singer, and musician. She has been prominent since 1984. Claudia was given the name Claudia Ann Coghlan on August 10th, 1965 in Glendale, California, US.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Claudia

Claudia is a fictional character.

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Muller-Ebelin was born in 1956.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 48 48 0
1881 52 52 0
1882 49 49 0
1883 58 58 0
1884 50 50 0
1885 67 67 0
1886 59 59 0
1887 74 74 0
1888 81 81 0
1889 88 88 0
1890 95 95 0
1891 81 81 0
1892 95 95 0
1893 89 89 0
1894 108 108 0
1895 96 96 0
1896 92 92 0
1897 85 85 0
1898 103 103 0
1899 89 89 0
1900 130 125 5
1901 84 84 0
1902 97 97 0
1903 98 98 0
1904 100 100 0
1905 122 122 0
1906 142 142 0
1907 143 143 0
1908 134 134 0
1909 155 155 0
1910 137 137 0
1911 178 178 0
1912 224 224 0
1913 235 235 0
1914 286 286 0
1915 395 387 8
1916 371 361 10
1917 352 342 10
1918 434 428 6
1919 362 355 7
1920 399 389 10
1921 433 419 14
1922 415 401 14
1923 362 356 6
1924 386 380 6
1925 381 376 5
1926 395 386 9
1927 366 361 5
1928 383 377 6
1929 320 312 8
1930 338 338 0
1931 380 375 5
1932 330 330 0
1933 417 411 6
1934 508 500 8
1935 724 719 5
1936 799 792 7
1937 800 795 5
1938 845 837 8
1939 911 902 9
1940 866 861 5
1941 1,025 1,019 6
1942 1,369 1,360 9
1943 1,585 1,585 0
1944 2,229 2,221 8
1945 1,925 1,910 15
1946 2,318 2,307 11
1947 2,775 2,765 10
1948 2,633 2,623 10
1949 2,527 2,519 8
1950 2,545 2,537 8
1951 2,871 2,863 8
1952 3,383 3,383 0
1953 2,864 2,858 6
1954 2,515 2,515 0
1955 2,418 2,412 6
1956 1,920 1,915 5
1957 1,661 1,661 0
1958 1,594 1,584 10
1959 1,428 1,421 7
1960 1,198 1,193 5
1961 1,166 1,161 5
1962 998 998 0
1963 1,003 1,003 0
1964 999 994 5
1965 826 819 7
1966 796 796 0
1967 909 904 5
1968 998 993 5
1969 1,129 1,118 11
1970 1,240 1,224 16
1971 1,262 1,250 12
1972 1,360 1,360 0
1973 1,581 1,566 15
1974 1,625 1,610 15
1975 1,461 1,448 13
1976 1,419 1,409 10
1977 1,245 1,233 12
1978 1,209 1,199 10
1979 1,321 1,308 13
1980 1,417 1,405 12
1981 1,545 1,528 17
1982 1,464 1,438 26
1983 1,368 1,352 16
1984 1,374 1,352 22
1985 1,415 1,395 20
1986 1,352 1,331 21
1987 1,322 1,304 18
1988 1,290 1,267 23
1989 1,432 1,413 19
1990 1,514 1,492 22
1991 1,589 1,569 20
1992 1,605 1,595 10
1993 1,605 1,592 13
1994 1,512 1,503 9
1995 1,749 1,749 0
1996 1,815 1,807 8
1997 1,837 1,837 0
1998 1,707 1,707 0
1999 1,661 1,656 5
2000 1,608 1,608 0
2001 1,495 1,495 0
2002 1,401 1,396 5
2003 1,303 1,303 0
2004 1,202 1,202 0
2005 1,021 1,021 0
2006 966 966 0
2007 812 812 0
2008 771 771 0
2009 642 642 0
2010 583 583 0
2011 474 474 0
2012 485 485 0
2013 432 432 0
2014 384 384 0
2015 378 378 0
2016 371 371 0

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Popularity of Claudia as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Claudia

  • How Popular is the name Claudia? Claudia is the 553rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Claudia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 126,727 babies born with the first name Claudia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Claudia to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Claudia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 48 new born babies.
  • When was Claudia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Claudia is Thursday, May 26th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Claudia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Claudia was in 1952 with a total of 3,383 babies. That's a lot of babies named Claudia!
  • Random Claudia Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Claudia ranks 30th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 461 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Claudia: Your name in reverse order is Aidualc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ucliaad. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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