Clare

Pronunciation: kla-hre-h
Origin: France
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

The name Clare is a baby girl name of Latin origin, meaning "bright," "famous," and "level surface". It is a variant of the French names Clara and Claire. The name has Late Latin roots and is derived from the Latin adjective 'clarus,' which means 'clear,' 'bright,' and 'distinguished'. Clare is also found in Ireland as the name of a county, and according to its Irish roots, the name is derived from the Irish word 'clár,' which means 'plank' or 'level surface'. The name Clare is associated with Saint Clare of Assisi, who was a follower of Saint Francis and dedicated her life to serving Christ. The origin of the name Clare can be traced back to the Latin word 'clarus,' which means 'bright' or 'clear'. The name has been popular in the English-speaking world, particularly in the United Kingdom and Australia. However, the French form 'Claire' has become more fashionable in recent times. The name Clare is also associated with County Clare in Ireland, which derives its name from the Irish word 'clár,' meaning 'level surface'. The name has been borne by a few saints, most notably Saint Clare of Assisi, who was known as Chiara in Italy and became a follower of Saint Francis after witnessing his preaching.

Clare Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Clare is currently #377 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Clare is currently #201 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Clare is currently #126 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-female Girl Nature: Clare is currently #80 on Kiindred Girl Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Clare is currently #374 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Clare is currently #201 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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  • Clare Bowen: An Australian actress and singer, Clare Bowen is best known for her role as Scarlett O'Connor in the ABC/CMT musical-drama television series Nashville.