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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KLER
, KLAR
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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.
DiminutiveClarette
Masculine FormClair
Other Languages & CulturesClara(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)
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Depiction of Saint Clare from a fresco in AssisiDepiction of Saint Clare from a fresco in Assisi

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