Name for child: Claudio. Origins, meaning and curiosities

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Claudio, name for child

Claudio is a male name of Latin origins with a great classical tradition that continues to enjoy some popularity in the country. We discover in this guide the origin, the meaning, the curiosities of this name for child.


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The name day is traditionally celebrated on February 18 or July 7 in honour of San Claudio, lived in the period of Diocletian, martyr in Ostia together with his brother Massimo (who converted him to Christianity) and Asterio.

Varianti el paesene

  • Female: Claudia
  • Male: Clodio

Foreign variants

  • English: Claude
  • French: Claude
  • Tedesco: Claudius

Origins and etymology of the name Claudio

Etymologically Claudio was born from Latin claudius, although some sources lead it back to Sabine clausus which means illustrious.

Meaning of the name Claudio

The meaning of the Latin term claudius is "limping"," Lame ". However, even if the meaning of the name does not seem to be particularly auspicious, it certainly is the ancient history of the noble lineage of Claudia, who gave the city four emperors, including Claudius.

Diffusion of the name Claudio

In the town the name Claudio is quite widespread and also in France it has always enjoyed great popularity thanks to the cult of St. Claudius, bishop of Besançon.

According to the data ISTAT there is a certain decline in the diffusion of this name in our country: in 1999, 892 babies were called Claudio, while in 2022 it dropped to 364.

Personality of a child named Claudio

Claudio is a open, cheerful, hospitable and friendly man. Generally he is enthusiastic and exuberant, and is able to easily impose his strong personality thanks to his fine and lively intelligence, communication skills and his speed in understanding situations and acting accordingly.

Claudio is charming and he manages to seduce also because he has a great ability to adapt to different situations and is a bit opportunistic when needed. He likes to be the center of attention, he loves being in public and he's brilliant.

On the other hand it's a little narcissistic and therefore it is particularly sensitive to flattery. Children named Claudio are enthusiastic and hyperactive, they are interested in learning everything because they are extremely curious. And this interest of hers is generally reflected in good academic performance.

Claudio is sensitive to good things, comfort and loves being with family. He is terribly demanding in love and affection and very fussy.

What profession will Claudio do? He will find gratification in the professions that allow him to move, move, grow and be in contact with the public. Therefore, the fields of commerce, communication, creativity and even tourism are perfect.

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Zodiac sign

The sign of the Gemelli is what we can associate with the name Claudio. Eclectic, full of interests and hearts towards the world, natives under this sign love to travel and go out of their way to fight boredom.


L'Orange it is Claudio's color, a symbol of great self-confidence, creativity and curiosity towards the world.

Precious stone

Il beryllium is Claudio's amulet, a stone that conveys safety and harmony.

Lucky number

L'1 is Claudio's lucky number, a number that gives him strength and energy to pursue his goals.

Famous people named Claudio

  • Claudius, fourth Roman emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
  • Claudio Claudiano, Roman poet
  • Claudius Ptolemy, ancient Greek astrologer, astronomer and geographer
  • Claudio Abbado, conductor and senator for life el paeseno
  • Claudio Amendola, actor and TV presenter of the village
  • Claudio Baglioni, singer-songwriter and the village
  • Claudio Bisio, actor, stand-up comedian, voice actor and TV presenter el paeseno
  • Claudio Magris, writer, Germanist and politician of the country
  • Claudio Marchisio, football player and the country
  • Claudio Merulo, organist and composer el paeseno
  • Claudio Monteverdi, composer and the village
  • Claudio Ranieri, football player and football coach el paeseno
  • Claudio Villa, singer and actor in the countryside

Song dedicated to Claudio

We cannot fail to dedicate to the newborn who is given the name Claudio, one of the most famous songs of Claudio Baglioni. Let's talk about "You will have"that the Roman singer-songwriter dedicated to his newborn son.

You will have you will have you

Your time to go far

You will walk forgetting

You will stop dreaming

You will have you will have you

My own sad hope

And you will feel that you have never loved enough

If love, love you will have

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