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Name come in usage from the Latin name “Claudius” which is an old Roman family name, derives from the name “claudus” means ‘lame’.
7th-century Saint Claude of Besançon. It was later used for Scottish politician Lord Claud Hamilton and the impressionist painter Claude Monet.
Claude Name also appears in following Origin(s): French, English, Latin
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was a Jesuit missionary in New France. Aveneau entered the novitiate in Paris in 1669. In 1671 he began teaching at the Jesuit college in Arras. After seven years at Arras, he studied philosophy for a year at the CollÃ¨ge Louis-le-Grand in Paris and then studied theology for four years at Bourges. He was ordained a priest there in 1683. In 1685, after three years at Rouen, he left for Canada.
was the first to apply an electrical discharge to a sealed tube of neon gas (circa 1902) to create a lamp. Inspired in part by Daniel McFarlan Moore's invention, Moore's Lamp, Paris-born Claude invented the neon lamp by passing an electric current through inert gases, making them glow very brightly.The first man to display neon lighting was Nikola Tesla at the World Columbian Exposition, international Exposition held in Chicago in 1893. His innovations in this type of light emission were not regularly patented.In 1902 Georges Claude and businessman Paul Delorme founded L'Air Liquide S.A. (Air Liquide) based on a method to liquify air that enabled large scale production of oxygen. Air Liquide presently exists as a large multinational corporation headquartered in Paris, France.