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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Roman Emperor after his nephew Caligula was murdered; consolidated the Roman Empire and conquered southern Britain; was poisoned by his fourth wife Agrippina after her son Nero was named as Claudius' heir (10 BC to AD 54)
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From Latin Claudius.

  1. A male given name.
  2. The Roman emperor "Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus"

Claudius was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Claudius

Claudius was royalty. His career lasted from 1941 to 1954. Claudius was born as the child of Nero Claudius Drusus and Antonia Minor in Lugdunum. He passed away on October 13th, 0054.

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Labi Siffre is a soft rock, soul music, jazz, and funk musician. His career lasted from 1970 to 1970. Labi was given the name Claudius Afolabi Siffre on June 25th, 1945 in Hammersmith, London, England.

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Claudius II is a monarch. He was most active from 268 to 270.

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Claudius was born in 1876. He passed away in 1952.

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His military service ended in 1917. Claudius was born on July 11th, 1891 in Texas. He passed away on June 19th, 1945.

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Claudius Crozet was a civil engineer, teacher, and educator. Claudius was born on December 31st, 1789 in Villefranche-sur-Saône. He died on January 29th, 1864.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Claudius

Claudius was royalty. His career lasted from 1941 to 1954. Claudius was born as the child of Nero Claudius Drusus and Antonia Minor in Lugdunum. He passed away on October 13th, 0054.

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Matthias Claudius was a writer. Matthias was born on August 15th, 1740 in Reinfeld, Schleswig-Holstein. He died on January 21st, 1815.

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Saint Apollinaris Claudius was a saint. He holds the title Apologistand Bishop ofHierapolis. He passed away in 2.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1933 to 1940. Marieluise was given the name Marie Luise Claudius on January 6th, 1912 in Meiningen. She left this life on August 2nd, 1941.

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Friedrich was born on June 1st, 1822. He left this life on January 10th, 1869.

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Hendrik was born in Wrocław.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1890 6 0 6
1893 8 0 8
1895 6 0 6
1909 8 0 8
1910 8 0 8
1912 8 0 8
1913 15 0 15
1914 12 0 12
1915 19 0 19
1916 23 0 23
1917 17 0 17
1918 18 0 18
1919 16 0 16
1920 18 0 18
1921 12 0 12
1922 17 0 17
1923 16 0 16
1924 17 0 17
1925 12 0 12
1926 12 0 12
1927 15 0 15
1928 15 0 15
1929 13 0 13
1930 11 0 11
1931 15 0 15
1932 7 0 7
1933 15 0 15
1934 17 0 17
1935 16 0 16
1936 8 0 8
1937 7 0 7
1938 11 0 11
1939 12 0 12
1940 14 0 14
1942 13 0 13
1943 12 0 12
1944 7 0 7
1945 6 0 6
1946 9 0 9
1947 8 0 8
1948 9 0 9
1949 6 0 6
1950 9 0 9
1951 12 0 12
1952 8 0 8
1953 10 0 10
1954 10 0 10
1955 9 0 9
1956 16 0 16
1957 10 0 10
1958 7 0 7
1959 13 0 13
1960 8 0 8
1961 8 0 8
1962 5 0 5
1963 10 0 10
1964 8 0 8
1965 7 0 7
1966 6 0 6
1967 6 0 6
1968 7 0 7
1969 9 0 9
1970 5 0 5
1972 10 0 10
1974 6 0 6
1975 10 0 10
1976 6 0 6
1977 6 0 6
1978 12 0 12
1979 11 0 11
1980 8 0 8
1981 7 0 7
1982 5 0 5
1983 10 0 10
1985 7 0 7
1986 6 0 6
1989 13 0 13
1990 7 0 7
1991 7 0 7
1992 7 0 7
1993 7 0 7
1994 10 0 10
1996 6 0 6
1997 7 0 7
1999 10 0 10
2000 6 0 6
2001 5 0 5
2003 7 0 7
2004 5 0 5
2012 5 0 5
2013 7 0 7

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Popularity of Claudius as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Claudius

  • How Popular is the name Claudius? Claudius is the 11,212th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Claudius have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 910 babies born with the first name Claudius in the United States. That's more than enough people named Claudius to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Claudius? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Claudius first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Claudius is Saturday, March 27th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Claudius born? The highest recorded use of the first name Claudius was in 1916 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Claudius Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Claudius is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Claudius: Your name in reverse order is Suidualc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uldscaiu. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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