Name: Claude

Origin and Meaning of the Name Claude

  • Meaning:
    Disabled
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (klod)
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Miscellaneous Info for Claude

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In France Claude is used for both sexes.

    Famous male bearers of the name include Claude Debussy, 19th-century composer, and Claude FranÁois, French singer of the 1960s and 1970s.
    Famous female bearers of the name include Queen Claude of France (1499-1524), daughter of Louis XII and Anne, Duchess of Brittany, as well as another Claude de France (1547-1575), second daughter of Henri II and Catherine of Medicis.

Similar Names to Claude for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Claude (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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