GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
Meaning & History
Possibly from a medieval French form of Claritia, a derivative of CLARA. It was brought to England in the Middle Ages.
Related Names
VARIANT: Clarissa
OTHER LANGUAGES: Clara (Catalan), Klara (Croatian), Klára (Czech), Klara (Danish), Claire, Clarisse (French), Clara, Klara (German), Klára (Hungarian), Chiara, Clara, Clarissa, Chiarina, Claretta (Italian), Clara, Claritia (Late Roman), Klāra (Latvian), Klara (Norwegian), Klara (Polish), Clara, Clarissa (Portuguese), Clara (Romanian), Klara (Russian), Klára (Slovak), Klara (Slovene), Clara, Clarisa (Spanish), Klara (Swedish), Klara (Ukrainian)
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