a female given name: from a Roman family name meaning “lame.” Unabridged
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Word Origin & History

fem. proper name, from L. Claudius (m.), from the Roman gens Claudia, an old and respected family in the city, perhaps ult. from claudus "lame."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Claudia definition

a female Christian mentioned in 2 Tim. 4:21. It is a conjecture having some probability that she was a British maiden, the daughter of king Cogidunus, who was an ally of Rome, and assumed the name of the emperor, his patron, Tiberius Claudius, and that she was the wife of Pudens.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Example sentences for claudia
Gilder is the captain of the light, swift pirate vessel claudia.
Shortly thereafter, she gave birth to a daughter claudia octavia.
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