[ 1 syll. clau-de, cl-a-ude ] The baby girl name Claude is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced KLAOD in English or KLOWD in French †. Claude is of Latin origin. It is used mainly in English and French. Claude is a form of Claudia.
A form of the name is the English and French diminutive Claudette.
Claude is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Within the family of girl names directly related to Claude, Claudia was the most frequently used in 2018. Claude has in the last century been mainly given to boys.
Baby names that sound like Claude include Claudee, Claudey, Cloette, Cloud, Cloude, Clyde, Clyte, Keeltey, Keelti, Keeltie, Keelty, Casild, Casyld, Casylde, Chulda, Clady, Claudette, Claudi, Claudie, and Claudy.
† Pronunciation for Claude: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
A famous person named Claude is Actress Claudia Cardinale, born Claude Joséphine Rose 15 April 1938, Tunis, Tunisia.