Claude (given name)

Claude Debussy ca 1908, foto av Félix Nadar.jpg
Claude Debussy (1862-1918), French composer
Pronunciation /clod/
Gender usually Male
Word/Name French, via Latin
Meaning Latin: "Lame"
Region of origin France
Other names
Related names Claudius, Claudia, Marie-Claude

Claude ("lame" in Latin) is a relatively common French given name for males. It can also be an uncommon given name for females or a family name. The name may refer to the following:


Given name



  • Claude Cat, character in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoon series from Warner Bros
  • Claude (Grand Theft Auto), Grand Theft Auto character
  • Claude, character in the Beyblade anime
  • Claude, character in the Bleach franchise
  • Claude Frollo, villain in The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
  • Claude Hooper Bukowski, protagonist in Hair
  • Claude C. Kenni, main protagonist of Star Ocean: The Second Story
  • Claude (Heroes), character played by Christopher Eccleston in the show Heroes
  • Claude Baudez (Granado Espada), Granado Espada character
  • Claude, French-speaking character in children's TV show The Raggy Dolls
  • Claude Sterling, the villain from the manga adaptation of "Vampire Kisses"
  • Claude Faustus,demonic butler from Kuroshitsuji/Black Butler
  • Uncle Claude, the uncle of Hugo Cabret in the novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret.


See also

  • Claude (disambiguation)

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