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


Claudius is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Claudius

Claudius is a name of Latin origin. The Claudii were one of the oldest and most powerful Roman Patrician families.

What is the meaning of the name Claudius?

Claudius likely 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”.

Pronunciation of Claudius

Variants of the name Claudius


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Popularity of the name Claudius

The name Claudius is ranked #9039 overall.

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