Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Claude m. Latin Claudius from claudus 'lame', the name of two Roman gentes, one patrician, one plebeian.

The name of a 3rd C Roman emperor.

Belgium
Dutch
1597x1598 Glaude BoonenGes p. 330
England
Walloon
1581 Claude RWC p. 3; 1581/2 Claude ibid. p. 4; 1582 Claud ibid. p. 4, Claude ibid. p. 4; 1582/3 Claude ibid. p. 6; 1583 Claude ibid. p. 6; 1584 Claude ibid. p. 8; 1590 Claude ibid.; 1590/1 Claude ibid. p. 441; 1590 Glaude ibid. p. 14; 1591 Claude ibid. p. 17, Glaude ibid. p. 18; 1591/2 Glaude ibid. p. 19; 1592 Claude ibid. p. 21, Glaude ibid. p. 22; 1593/4 Claude ibid. p. 30; 1593 Claude ibid. p. 564, Glaude ibid. p. 26; 1593/4 Glaude ibid. p. 31; 1594 Claude ibid. p. 32, Glaude ibid. p. 32
France
Latin
c680 Claudius (nom) CartYonne1 VIII; 1466 Glaudio (abl) MHCG2 233; 1471 Glaudio (abl) ibid. 234; 1503 Claudio (abl) ibid. 278, Claudium (acc) ibid. 278, Claudius (nom) ibid. 278; 1534 Claudio (abl) ibid. 305
Middle French
1380 Glaude ChartBB III; 1440 Claude Laroche no. 5; 1477–1478 Claude ibid. no. 4; 1479 Claude ibid. no. 2, Glaude ibid. no. 3; 1493 Claude MSR1838 p. 377; 1504 Claude HistHdVParis no. 6, MHCG2 279; 1548 Claude HistHdVParis no. 17; 1562 Claude RegPCC-1 p. 8; 1563 Claude ibid. p. 19; 1564 Claude ibid. p. 45; 1565 Claude ibid. p. 137; 1566 Claude ibid. p. 207; 1567 Claude ibid. p. 291; 1568 Claude ibid. p. 397; 1570 Claude ibid. p. 431; 1571 Claude ibid. p. 442; 1572 Claude ibid. p. 486; 1587 Claude RTFProvins 1
1421 Claudin Laroche no. 6
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Claudi (gen) BBC-Berg 23; 1488 Glaudio (abl) MHCG2 248; 1527 Claudius (nom) Rome1527 p. 85
Italian
1513x1521 Claudio LeoX p. 20
Switzerland
Latin
14thCx1478 Glaudii (gen) Ob-SPVn (111), Glaudium (acc) ibid. (176); 1360 Glaudius (nom) ibid. (87); 1453 Glaudius (nom) MHCG2 222; 1478 Glaudius (nom) ibid. 244; 1492 Claudii (gen) ibid. 251; 1492/3 Glaudiam (acc) ibid. 253, Glaudio (abl) ibid. 253; 1497/8 Glaudio (dat) ibid. 263; 1510 Claudius (nom) ibid. 284; 1515 Claudius (nom) ibid. 288; 1522 Glaudio (abl) ibid. 293; 1522x1524 Claudius (nom) ibid. 294; 1528 Claudio (abl) ibid. 299; 1533 Claudius (nom) ibid. 303, Glaudius (nom) ibid. 303II; 1539 Claudii (gen) ibid. 311; 1548 Glaudii (gen) ibid. 317
Middle French
1494 Glaudo MHCG2 258; 1501 Glaude ibid. 271; 1528 Glaudo ibid. 297; 1538 Claude ibid. 309; 1549 Glaude ibid. 318; 1550 Claude ibid. 319, Glaude ibid. 319; 1553 Claude ibid. 328, Glaude ibid. 329; 1555 Claude ibid. 334; 1577 Claude ibid. 343, Claudo ibid. 343
Early New High German
1533 Glodo (nom) MHCG2 302; 1555 Claude (gen) ibid. 336, Claudo (nom) ibid. 336
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Claude". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Claude.