Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KLEHR
, KLAR
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Meaning & History

Medieval English form of CLARA. This is also the name of an Irish county, which was itself probably derived from Irish clár meaning "plank, level surface".

Related Names

DiminutiveClarette
Other Languages & CulturesClara(Catalan) Klara(Croatian) Klára(Czech) Clara, Klara(Danish) Claire, Clara(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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Entry updated November 16, 2019