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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.klə-RIN-də
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Meaning & History

Combination of CLARA and the popular name suffix inda. It was first used by Edmund Spenser in his epic poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590).
VariantsClara, Clare, Claribel
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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combinations, currently out of the US top 1000, Edmund Spenser characters, invented, literature
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute