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Clarice meaning and name origin

Clarice \c-lari-ce, cl(a)-rice\ as a girl's 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 elbaoration of Clara. Also an Ebglsih 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 romances of Roland and other paladins of Charlemagne.

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

For more information, see also related names Candice and Claire.

Baby names that sound like Clarice are Klarice and Clarise.

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Popularity of Clarice

Clarice is a very popular first name for women (#647 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Clarice
Popularity of Clarice