Claudia

Claudia - A very unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Claudia, meaning lame; enclosure, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #323. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Claudia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Claudia? 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 Claudia. The baby girl name Claudia was given to 443 baby girls in 2012, ranking #595 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,190 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Claudia peaked in popularity 67 years ago in 1952 on position 111.



Famous with this name

Claudia Boderke
Claudia Cardinale
Claudia Lee


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Claudia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Claudia is currently topping the baby name charts in Virginia at position #361 - and is the least popular in Oklahoma at position #865.

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 Claudia is where you live.


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Claudia origin and meaning

Claudia is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means lame; enclosure. To see famous people named Claudia, pop culture references for the name Claudia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Claudia

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

Claudette / Colette / Collette / Cleta / Claudie / Clyde / Coletta / Cleda / Clydie / Clytee /

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
2012595
2011600
2010508
2009478
2008423
2007401
2006344
2005316
2004272
2003249
2002226
2001213
2000201
1999188
1998176
1997168
1996173
1995173
1994198
1993183
1992190
1991192
1990199
1989192
1988208
1987208
1986197
1985196
1984201
1983196
1982192
1981182
1980194
1979204
1978214
1977206
1976183
1975181
1974168
1973176
1972208
1971238
1970255
1969261
1968275
1967286
1966314
1965314
1964292
1963291
1962291
1961261
1960259
1959222
1958205
1957204
1956185
1955149
1954145
1953126
1952111
1951123
1950126
1949127
1948122
1947122
1946123
1945127
1944120
1943158
1942171
1941182
1940202
1939191
1938207
1937204
1936206
1935230
1934275
1933305
1932358
1931334
1930365
1929382
1928361
1927365
1926341
1925352
1924349
1923353
1922324
1921324
1920330
1919342
1918309
1917339
1916321
1915298
1914317
1913319
1912308
1911292
1910323

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Virginia361
New Mexico385
North Carolina464
Pennsylvania466
Massachusetts468
Indiana478
Florida505
South Carolina525
Arizona538
Missouri545
Texas564
New Jersey571
Maryland589
Nevada601
California602
Ohio609
Oregon614
Tennessee620
Illinois632
Wisconsin634
New York682
Kansas713
Georgia719
Alabama733
Minnesota737
Colorado801
Michigan807
Utah851
Oklahoma865

Even more about Claudia


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 Claudia 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Claudia?

3 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
1952
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Claudia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,190
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +443

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