Meaning & History
From the old Welsh name Gwladus, possibly derived from gwlad meaning "country". It has historically been used as a Welsh form of CLAUDIA. This name became popular outside of Wales after it was used in Ouida's novel Puck (1870).
Other Languages & CulturesKlaudia(Albanian) Claudia(Ancient Roman) Claudia(Biblical) Klavdiya(Bulgarian) Clàudia(Catalan) Klaudija(Croatian) Klaudie(Czech) Claudia(Dutch) Claude, Claudie, Claudette, Claudine(French) Claudia, Klaudia(German) Klaudia(Hungarian) Claudia(Italian) Klaudia(Polish) Cláudia(Portuguese) Claudia(Romanian) Klavdia, Klavdiya, Klava(Russian) Klaudia(Slovak) Klavdija(Slovene) Claudia(Spanish) Claudia(Swedish) Klavdiya(Ukrainian)
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Entry updated November 16, 2019