What does Clodagh mean?
Clodagh \c-loda-gh, cl(o)-dagh\ as a girls' name is pronounced KLO-da. It is of Irish origin. Based on the Tipperary river in Ireland, also called the Clody. As a given name, it appears to have been first used by the Marquis of Waterford for the name of one of his daughters. Clodagh may also be linked to the Latin name Clodia (name of the mistress of the Roman poet Catullus), a variant of Claudia.
Clodagh has 20 alternative forms via Claudia, Clodia: Cacau, Claude, Claudee, Claudella, Claudelle, Claudetta, Claudette▼, Claudex, Claudey, Claudiane, Claudie▼, Claudina, Claudine▼, Claudy, Clodia, Klaudia, Klaudie, Klava, Klavdiya and Klodia.
Clodagh is an uncommon given name for women and an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Clodagh for girls. Clodagh reached its peak position of #34 in Ireland in the year 2009, and is presently at #50. (2013 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Clodagh and corresponding names. Claude, Claudette, Claudia (#724 the previous year), Claudie and Claudine are the popular variation forms of Clodagh appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.315%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.046%, down 85.4%), with the versions Claudette, Claudia, Claudie and Claudine becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)