Claude

Claude - A very unique male name



  Apr 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Claude, meaning lame; enclosure, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #78. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Claude and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Claude? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Claude. The baby boy name Claude was given to 5 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3816 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 328,212 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Claude peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 78.



Famous with this name

Claude Whatham
Claude Rains
Claude Brulé


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Claude is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Claude is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,561 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,561.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Claude is where you live.


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Claude origin and meaning

Claude is a 6 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means lame; enclosure. To see famous people named Claude, pop culture references for the name Claude and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Claude

We've found the following names that sound similar to Claude, sorted by popularity.

Clyde / Colt / Claud / Claudio / Claudie / Cloyd / Cleotha / Claudia / Child / Clide /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123816
20103216
20092266
20082460
20072160
20062545
20052530
20041955
20031679
20021760
20011891
20001395
19991362
19981470
19971195
19961144
19951070
19941018
1993951
1992972
1991866
1990811
1989738
1988685
1987625
1986678
1985599
1984603
1983630
1982537
1981537
1980517
1979487
1978487
1977504
1976475
1975437
1974434
1973435
1972412
1971393
1970381
1969371
1968330
1967333
1966317
1965307
1964288
1963285
1962287
1961277
1960277
1959274
1958254
1957242
1956232
1955220
1954208
1953205
1952197
1951187
1950178
1949175
1948170
1947167
1946164
1945159
1944153
1943151
1942150
1941151
1940145
1939142
1938131
1937136
1936132
1935129
1934130
1933131
1932125
1931133
1930123
1929122
1928116
1927115
1926107
1925102
1924104
1923103
192298
192196
192092
191993
191894
191798
191693
191595
191493
191388
191289
191189
191078

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2561

Even more about Claude


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Claude a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Claude?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Claude
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 328,212
Letter count 6
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +5

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