Name Claude Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Claude


Claude is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Claude thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Claude?

Claude is a French unisex variant of the name Claudius, which is of Latin origin.

What does the name Claude mean?

Claude means “lame”, “crippled” or “limping” (from Latin “claudus”), but recent research assumes that it is a name of unknown meaning or just means “of the patrician Claudii”. The Claudii were one of the oldest and most powerful Roman Patrician families.

Pronunciation of Claude

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Popularity of the name Claude

The name Claude is ranked #9012 overall.

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