First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Claud, Claudie, Claudio, Cloyd, Clyde, Claudius, Claudell, Claudio, Claudius, Claudan, Claidianus, Claudido, Claudien, Claudino, Claudon, Clodito, Clodo, Clodomiro, Klaudio, Claude
Last name origin & meaning:
English: from Middle English colt ‘young ass’, later also
‘young horse’, ‘colt’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone
who looked after asses and horses, or a nickname for an obstinate or
frisky person, from the same word. In northern England colt was
a generic term for working horses and asses.