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#1 Mrs Who?

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:41 AM

What do you think of the name Claudia?

#2 emlis22

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:44 AM

I like! Do you say clow-dia or claude-ia? It doesn't have a very nice meaning; if that's something that would bother you.

Claudia Elisabeth is nice wink.gif

#3 kerilyntaryn

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:56 AM

not really keen on it and I dont like the meaning, prefer Clara or Claire

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 05 April 2012 - 09:59 AM.

#4 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:09 AM

Love it so much we used it for our DD. We have received nothing but compliments on the name, and it really suits DD.

The only real problem we ran into with it is that we struggled to get a MN that flowed well. DD is Claudia Vivian - but the MN was chosen to honour someone in the end. We also considered Claudia Celeste and Claudia Rhiannon but Claudia was by far the toughest name on out shortlist to match with a MN.

#5 PixieVee

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:11 AM

I really love the name Claudia.

#6 QueenIanthe

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:12 AM

It's a lovely name.

#7 Lifesgood

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:20 AM

Love it, it was on my shortlist for DS if he was a girl.

#8 Apageintime

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:24 AM

I love it!

My dad is Claude so its a bit special to me.

#9 Z-girls rock

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:27 AM

I love it. I love either pronounication.

In fact I am sad about Claudia at the moment because I have a friend called Claudia (she is Spanish so it is the Clow-dia pronouciation) and she is so funny and makes me laugh! But she is moving back to Spain now and I wont see her for a long time sad.gif booo.
Still a great name though!

#10 ~Bob~

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:42 AM

I love it. I was on our girls name shortlist.

#11 vanessa71

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:47 AM

I love it!

I know two, Bel Rowley's Claudia Isabel and another friend has a Claudia Estelle.

#12 Futureself

Posted 05 April 2012 - 12:36 PM

Love it.

#13 dizzy-anne

Posted 05 April 2012 - 01:03 PM

I love it!  DH doesn't  sad.gif

#14 Katie_bella

Posted 05 April 2012 - 01:10 PM

QUOTE (dizzy-anne @ 05/04/2012, 01:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love it!  DH doesn't  sad.gif

This. It is a beautiful name. I would chose a MN that doesn't end in an "a" sound
Claudia Beth
Claudia Alice
Claudia Estelle
Claudia Grace

#15 la di dah

Posted 05 April 2012 - 01:41 PM

I like it, but I always think of the girl from Babysitter's Club. Early imprinting I guess.

I like Chloe too, but Chloe is more popular, I think? And I've never warmed to Clara for reasons that probably don't make any sense.

#16 tres-chic

Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:00 PM

I think it's very nice, but it's tainted for my by an ex using it. I generally don't go for names that have a male equivalent IFYKWIM. Lovely name tho.

#17 Etcetera

Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:01 PM

I think of the Babysitters Club too. I really like it. Much nicer than Chloe.

#18 Pocahontas

Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:05 PM

Like it without loving it!  

#19 bubblegummum

Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:13 PM

I love it pronounced 'Clow-dia' but don't really like it pronounced 'Claw-dia'

#20 B.feral3

Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:30 PM

I'm not a huge fan, but don't hate it either.

#21 Chelara

Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:38 PM

Not a fan, either pronunciation. Clowdia is too much like cloudy ammonia for me and Claudia is harsh and I dislike Claude too.  At least it is not common, not made up, easy to spell and I am sure I'd grow to like it if I knew a little girl with that name.

#22 Jekaho

Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:43 PM

Really like it.
I pronounce it Claude-ia.

#23 Oriental lily

Posted 05 April 2012 - 03:24 PM

I think it's lovely.

#24 calico

Posted 05 April 2012 - 04:28 PM

It's very harsh and unattractive, all i hear is claws and cloud.

#25 boatiebabe

Posted 05 April 2012 - 04:36 PM

Too 70s for me and harsh.

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