Origins of the Name Claudia

Claudia originate from the male Latin name Claudius (the Roman Emperor) and is the female form of Claude.

Meaning of the Name

The name Claudia may come from the Latin region and is a Biblical name meaning “Lame” but that doesn’t mean that the individual will be “Lame”.

Popularity of Claudia

Claudia’s popularity hasn’t really been that high over the years and in 2013 Claudia was not in top 100 baby girls’ baby names in England.

Famous People with the Name

Famous people called Claudia include:

  • Claudia Winkleman is a English television celebrity¬†from London who presents Strictly Come Dancing on the BBC
  • Claudia Schiffer the German supermodel and owns her own clothing label
  • Claudia Augusta was the daughter of the Roman Emperor Nero, and Claudia Octavia was hist 1st wife.
  • Claudia O’Doherty is a famous Australian comedian
  • Claudia Cardinale is an Italian film actress, famous for her movies in the 60’s and 70’s

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