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What does Clari mean?

Clari Pronunciation of Clari [clari] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the name Clari means "bright, famous". Clari is a variant form of Claire (Latin): French variant of Clara.

Associated with: bright (light).


Clari has 12 variants: Clairey, Clairy, Clara, Clarey, Clarie, Clarrie, Clarry, Clary, Cliara, Klara, Kliara and Klyara.

26 more alternative forms via Claire: Ceara, Cearra, Chiara, Ciara, Ciarra, Clair, Clairice, Clairita, Clare, Clarene, Clareta, Claribel, Clarice, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissa, Clarisse, Clarita, Claritza, Claryce, Clayre, Clayrice, Klaire, Klayre and Seara.

Creative forms:
(female) Clali, Clasi, ..

(male) Clami, Claviv, ..

Middle name pairings:
Clari Melanie (C.M.), ..

How popular is Clari?

Clari is an uncommon given name for women. Clari is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Claire (#49 from current records), Clara (#98), Clarissa (#700), Clare (#730), Ciara (#757), Klara (#1827), Chiara (#1863), Clarisa, Clarine, Klaire, Clarita, Clarene, Clair, Ciarra, Ceara, Claribel, Clarice and Clarinda are the popular alternative forms of Clari (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Clairice, are seldom used. These forms of Clari were at the apex of their popularity a century ago (median #1409) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1556, down 70%), with versions such as Ciara becoming somewhat dated. Clare and Claire are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names among these. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ceara, Chiara, Ciara, Ciarra, Clair in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Claire, Clara, Clare, Clarene, Claribel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarice, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarita, Klaire, Klara in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ciara, Claire, Clara, Klara outside U.S.

Similar Names

Clari is alike in pronunciation to Clora, Klari and Klarra. Other recommended names are Alfri (see Alfreda), Amari, Bari, Caci, Cadi, Cai, Cali, Cami, Capri, Cara, Cari, Carie, Carin, Caris, Carli, Carmi, Caro, Carri, Cary, Casi, Cati, Cearia, Ceri, Chani, Char, Chara, Chari, Charie, Charil, Charin, Charis, Charli, Charo, Cheri, Ciri, Claea, Clarica, Clarina, Claris, Clarise, Clariza, Cloris, Cori, Corri, Dari, Eleri, Flori, Glori, Ilari, Kari, Lari, Mari, Nari, Sari and Shari. These names tend to be more commonly used than Clari.

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