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In 2018, 49 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Clark who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 1, 109th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.
― Anonymous User  10/15/2018
Clark Gable and Clark Kent. How could you go wrong naming your son Clark?
― Anonymous User  9/16/2018
I love this name a lot. It reminds me of Superman, an inspiring, heroic character who always does the right thing, despite how much the recent movies try to prove otherwise.
Zebralily99  8/7/2018
Good, timeless, masculine name. It sounds intelligent and handsome as well, and there are no bad associations I can think of. What's not to love?
saranade  7/28/2018
I really like this name a lot. It sounds intelligent and great as a first name.
― Anonymous User  2/11/2016
The perfect tribute to the county I grew up in!
LV51sfan91  9/25/2015
Yeah! Clark Gregg plays the awesome "Agent Phil Coulson" in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and in the Avengers. :)
Milkweeddragon  7/18/2015
Clark Gregg, an American actor.
Lilly-Elise  4/20/2013
Interesting first name. I wouldn't mind meeting someone with this name, but I wouldn't use it. It's definitely unique though, but not too weird or uncommon.
Oohvintage  1/13/2013
This name definitely has something. I like it.
First thing that comes to mind when hearing this name is Clark Gable.
StarlessNight  10/16/2012
Sounds a little pretentious, as sometimes happens when popular surnames are turned into first names. But pop culture has done a lot to swank it up with movie stars and superheros. I think it would be a great middle name for a boy or girl. Mixed feelings about using it as a first name, though.
JW41926  3/24/2011
My name is Clark and my middle name is Maynard. I'm a female. I think it's original for a girl to be named Clark. I usually go by the name Clarkie to make it sound more feminine. I'm very proud of my name.
Clarkie Maynard  12/4/2009
Taylor Hanson and his wife Natalie Bryant have a son Clarke, was born 3 April 2007 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Karcoolka  6/27/2007
I've seen it spelled "Clarke" as well.
emoly93  6/9/2007
Sounds a bit old and stale in modern times, but I still like it. It's an old family name of mine (of most people with English ancestry at some point, probably---I see it EVERYWHERE in people's badly researched medieval family trees, it was a common surname), and I do like it, but there's something about it that I don't like, at the same time.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2007
Clark is a proud name.
― Anonymous User  4/25/2007
Clark Howard hosts a radio talk show where he gives people financial advice. He helps a lot of people avoid scams.
YMPvt  3/17/2007
"William Clark was an explorer of the west of North America. Another famous bearer was the American actor Clark Gable."

Clark Gables actual name is "William Clark Gable" and I have heard that William Clark didn't actually have a middle name. But I'm not sure about that.
― Anonymous User  11/22/2006
Clark Baechle is from the band The Faint.
― Anonymous User  11/11/2006
Clark is a pretty good name for a boy. It sounds smart and handsome.
― Anonymous User  10/11/2006
There is a book titled "Love Comes Softly" (authored by Janette Oke) in which the character Clark Davis is the most WONDERFUL husband a girl could ask for! So sweet, so strong, and so smart! Based on that book, I love this name.
― Anonymous User  7/12/2006
HOT name!
― Anonymous User  6/22/2006
I like that Clark means "scholar" because I have put a high emphasis on education in my home. When my friend found out we were naming our son Clark, she said it was a nerd's name, but that nerds make good husbands. The Clarks I have known of were hardly nerds though. Clark Kent was Superman, Clark Gable a movie star, and my own very handsome and wonderful grandfather (who was also a wonderful husband to my grandmother) was a Clark and is my son's namesake. Donny Osmond's name happens to be Donald Clark Osmond, and he also was named after Clark Alexander Mickelson, the wonderful grandfather I mentioned above.
laurawinkler  12/30/2005
I think it merits mentioning that a modern American cultural icon, Superman, also bears this name.
Iuvenis Scriptor  6/3/2005
Clark is the name of that guy in Smallville. Isn't he?
Akito  5/24/2008
Clark Kent (Superman) was given this name because came to the world to teach, just like Jesus. Superman was based on the bible, the story of Jesus on earth.
stella.sanches  8/2/2006
Clark is also the human name of the fictional character Kal-El, or known simply by Superman.
ctjj.stevenson  1/14/2006

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