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Gender: MMeaning of Claudius: "lame"Origin of Claudius: Latin
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Claudius is one of the most user-friendly of the ancient Roman names--even though it's associated with the villainous character in Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. But as with feminine form Claudia, the "lame" meaning may hobble the rise of Claudius.
Claudius, king in Shakespeare's "Hamlet"
Claudius Templesmith, announcer in The Hunger Games series
"Claudius Bombarnac," novel by JulesVerne and its main character
"I, Claudius," a book by RobertGraves and miniseries about Roman Emperor Claudius