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Gender: Male Meaning of Claudio: "lame; enclosure" Origin of Claudio: Italian from Latin

The name Claudio is a boy's name of Spanish, Latin origin meaning "lame; enclosure". Claudio and is often added to lists like Exotic Lite Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Claudio, a most appealing Italian name, is featured in not one, but two Shakespearean plays, Measure for Measure and Much Ado About Nothing. While "lame" is the most widely acknowledged meaning, some etymologists theorize that the name may relate to the word for enclosure or clause, an alternate meaning that may appeal to a child with a form of this otherwise-attractive name.

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Famous People Named Claudio

Claudio Marchisio, Italian footballer
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Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Italian composer
Claudio Ranieri, Italian football manager
Claudio Reyna, American soccer player
Claudio Barragán, Spanish footballer
Claudio Gentile, Italian footballer
Claudio Abbado, Italian conductor
Claudio Paul Sanchez; American lead singer of band Coheed and Cambria

Pop Culture References for the name Claudio

Claudio, a character in William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
Claudio, a character in William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure
Claudio Kilgannon, a character in The Amory Wars series by Claudio Sanchez