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.

France
Latin
c680 Claudius (nom) CartYonne1 VIII
Middle French
1493 Claude MSR1838 p. 377; 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
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Claudi (gen) BBC-Berg 23; 1527 Claudius (nom) Rome1527 p. 85
Switzerland
Latin
14thCx1478 Glaudii (gen) Ob-SPVn (111), Glaudium (acc) ibid. (176); 1360 Glaudius (nom) ibid. (87)
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Claude". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Claude.