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; 1590/1 Claude ibid. p. 441; 1593 Claude ibid. p. 564
France
Latin
c680 Claudius (nom) CartYonne1 VIII; 1466 Glaudio (abl) MHCG2 233; 1471 Glaudio (abl) ibid. 234
Middle French
1380 Glaude ChartBB III; 1493 Claude MSR1838 p. 377; 1504 Claude HistHdVParis no. 6; 1548 Claude ibid. 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
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); 1453 Glaudius (nom) MHCG2 222; 1478 Glaudius (nom) ibid. 244
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Claude". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Claude.