Given Name CLAUDIA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: KLAW-dee-ə (English), KLOW-dya (German, Italian, Romanian), KLOW-dee-ah (Dutch), KLOW-dhya (Spanish), KLOW-dee-a (Classical Latin)  [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of CLAUDIUS. It is mentioned briefly in the New Testament. As a Christian name it was very rare until the 16th century.
VARIANT: Gladys (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Claud, Claude (English), Claudio (Italian), Claudio (Spanish), Claudiu (Romanian), Claudius (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Klavdiya (Bulgarian), Clàudia (Catalan), Klaudija (Croatian), Klaudie (Czech), Claude, Claudie, Claudette, Claudine (French), Klaudia (Polish), Cláudia (Portuguese), Klavdiya, Klava (Russian), Klaudia (Slovak), Klavdija (Slovene), Klavdiya (Ukrainian), Gladys (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Cláudia, Clàudia

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Entry updated August 16, 2017