Claudin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The noble French surname Claudin is patronymic
in origin, and is derived from the name of the original bearer's father. The surname Claudin is a variation of the Latin name Claudius, a Roman family name derived from "claudus" meaning "lame." This name was made popular as a result of having been borne by a seventh century saint who was bishop of Besancon. Thus the surname signifies "the son or descendant of Claude."
Early Origins of the Claudin family
The surname Claudin was first found in the region of Languedoc
where they held many lands and estates.
Early History of the Claudin family
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Claudin Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Clot, Claude, Cloux, Claudet, Clausel, Glaude, Claud, Claudel, Claudin and many more.
Early Notables of the Claudin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Claudin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Claude Claude who arrived in Quebec in 1647; Philipe Claud who arrived in Virginia in 1705; Joachim Claude who settled in Louisiana in 1715; J. Clausel who settled in New Orleans in 1842.
Contemporary Notables of the name Claudin (post 1700)
- Pierre Claudin, distinguished French citizen and decorative painter
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