What does Clarice mean?
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 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]
How 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)
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.
Thinking of names?
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.