What does Claud mean?
Claud /claud/ [1 syll.] as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the name Claud means "lame". Claud is a variant form of Claude (Latin): Roman clan name. Compare last name Cloyd.
How popular is Claud?
Claud is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1090 out of 1220, Top 89%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#34630 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Claud for boys. Claud reached its highest rank of #156 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Claude and Claudio are the popular alternative forms of Claud listed in the Top 1000. Forms like Clodo are uncommon. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5973%) and have become significantly less popular since, with the forms Claud and Claude becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Claud and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)