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Girl Name: Claude

Name: Claude
Pronunciation: \c-lau-de\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Claude's also a boy name)
Meaning: lame
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Claudy, Claudie, Claudey
Similar Names: Cade, Claire, Clayre, Clarie, Clare, Cloudy, Glade
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3734
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 14375


Claude \c-lau-de\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Claude), is a variant of Claudia (Latin), and the meaning of Claude is "lame". See also Claudette and Claudine.

The baby name Claude sounds like Claudy, Claudie and Claudey. Other similar baby names are Cade, Claire, Clayre, Clarie, Clare, Cloudy and Glade.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Claude.


Claude is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3734 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#14375 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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