Laude Family History
Laude Name Meaning
German and Dutch: perhaps from the Germanic personal name Ludo. Dutch: perhaps from a short form of the personal name G(e)laude, Claude. French: metonymic occupational name given to a singer or cantor who regularly sang the Lauds (Latin laudes ‘praises’), the second part of the divine office.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press