Given Name CLARE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KLER, KLAR   [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval English form of CLARA. This is also the name of an Irish county, which was originally named for the Norman invader Richard de Clare (known as Strongbow), whose surname was derived from the name of an English river.

Categories

actresses, literature, medieval, place names, rivers, saints, surnames, unisex, water
DIMINUTIVE: Clarette
MASCULINE FORM: Clair
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Clara (Catalan), Klara (Croatian), Klára (Czech), Clara, Klara (Danish), Claire (French), Clara, Klara (German), Klára (Hungarian), Klara (Icelandic), Chiara, Clara, Chiarina, Claretta (Italian), Clara (Late Roman), Klāra (Latvian), Klara (Norwegian), Klara (Polish), Clara (Portuguese), Clara (Romanian), Klara (Russian), Klára (Slovak), Klara (Slovene), Clara (Spanish), Clara, Klara (Swedish), Klara (Ukrainian)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Cläre, Clare
  United States
2016
  England and Wales
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2016
  Northern Ireland
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2015