Meaning and name origin
Clare has 1 variant form: Mariclare.
There is 1 masculine form of Clare: Clarence.
Clare is a very popular first name for females (#796 out of 4276, Top 19%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7620 out of 88799, Top 9%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Clare for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Clare and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Claire (#44), Clara (#108), Clare (#723), Clarissa (#765) and Chiara. (2014 statistics).
Clare is also pronounced similarly to Clair, Clayre, Klaire and Klayre. Other suggested similar baby names are Clairey, Clairy, Clarey, Clari, Clarie, Clarrie, Clarry, Clary, Cliara and Clora. These names tend to be less commonly used than Clare.