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Clarice /cla-ri-ce/ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Clarice is "fame".

Medieval English and French form of Claritia, which may have meant "fame" (from "clarus" meaning "famous"), but as a given name probably an elaboration of Clara. Also an English form of the French Clarisse, which is a form of Clarissa. It was borne by a character who appears in some versions of the medieval legends of Roland and other paladins of Charlemagne.


Clarice has 15 variants: Claressa, Claris, Clarisa, Clarise, Clarisse, Claryce, Clerissa, Clerisse, Cleryce, Clerysse, Klarice, Klarise, Klarissa, Klaryce and Klarysa.

Related girl names: Candice and Claire.

Clarice has 23 more relations via Clara, Clarissa, Clarisse: Claire, Clairice, Clara, Clare, Clarecia, Claresa, Claribel, Clarica, Clarie, Clarina, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarissa, Clarita, Claritza, Clariza, Clarizza, Clarrie, Clarrisa, Clarry, Classie, Clayrice and Klarisa.

Kreatif forms: Carice, Clariso. [more]

pinHow popular is Clarice?

Clarice is a very popular first name for females (#647 out of 4276, Top 15%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Clarice for girls. Clarice reached its apex rank of #258 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Clarice name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Clarice outside U.S.

Popular related forms of Clarice are Candice, Claire (#44 from recent data), Clara (#108), Clare (#723), Claribel, Clarine, Clarisa and Clarissa (#765). Adoption of these forms of Clarice was at its most widespread in 1994 (median #599) and is somewhat less today (#737, 35%). Claire is more widely used than the rest, although Clara appears to be getting popular too, while forms such as Clarissa have lost favor.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Clarice, Candice, Claire, Clara, Clare in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Claribel, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissa in U.S.

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

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Clarice is alike in pronunciation to Cloris. Other suggested similar baby names are Alanice, Alarica, Alarice, Alumice, Artrice, Branice, Cacie, Cadie, Calico, Calie, Camile, Caprice, Caprise, Carie, Cariel, Carina, Carine, Carisa, Carle, Carrie, Carrine, Caryle, Catrice, Catrine, Cedrica, Cerice, Cerise, Chalice, Chanice, Chantrice, Chari, Charice, Charie, Charin, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Charisse, Charitey, Chariti, Charitye, Chariza, Charlice, Charlie, Charlize, Cherece, Cherice, Cherie, Cherrice, Clairey, Clairita, Clarabel, Clarene, Clareta, Clari, Clary, Claude, Claudine, Collice, Corrie, Danice, Darice, Ellice, Janice, Kaprice, Katrice, Leatrice, Letrice, Marice, Nanice, Narice, Ranice, Shanice and Sharice. These names tend to be less frequently used than Clarice.