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Clare meaning and name origin
Clare \c-la-re\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Clare), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Clare is "bright, famous". The regular English form of Clara since the Middle Ages.
Clare has 1 variant form: Mariclare.
For more information, see also related names Chiara, Claire, Clarette and Clarissa.
Baby names that sound like Clare are Clayre, Clary, Clarie, Clari and Clarey.
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Popularity of Clare
Clare is a very popular first name for women (#796 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7620 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Clare for girls. (2010 statistics) Compare Clare with its variant form and related girl baby names.