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What does Clarita mean?

Clarita Pronunciation of Clarita [clari-ta] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Clarita is "bright, famous". Clarita is a variant form of Claire (Latin): French version of Clara.

Associated with: bright (light).


Clarita has 5 variants: Claireta, Clairita, Clareta, Claretta and Klaretta.

39 more alternative forms via Claire, Clara: Ceara, Cearra, Ciara, Ciarra, Clair, Clairice, Clairinda, Clairissa, Clairy, Clare, Clarene, Claresta, Claretha, Clarey, Clari, Claribel, Clarice, Clarie, Clarina, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissa, Clarisse, Claritza, Clarizza, Clarrie, Clarry, Clary, Claryce, Clayrice, Clayrinda, Clayrissa, Clerissa, Cliara, Clorinda, Klara, Klarissa and Klarra.

Creative forms:
(female) Claita, Clorta, ..

(male) Claria, Clarito, ..

Middle name pairings:
Clarita Everleigh (C.E.), ..

How popular is Clarita?

Clarita is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2917 out of 4276, Top 68%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Clarita was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #1873 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarita name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Ceara, Ciara (#757 in recent rankings), Ciarra, Clair, Claire (#49), Clara (#98), Clare (#730), Clarene, Claretha, Claretta, Claribel, Clarice, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissa (#700), Clorinda, Klara (#1827) and Klarissa are the prominent varying forms of Clarita rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Clayrice, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Clarita was more pronounced among parents a century ago (median #1464) and is now significantly reduced (#1608, 70.5%). Claire has been the most recognizable form, although Clare seems to be getting popular too, while forms like Clarisa are now somewhat dated.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Claretta, Claribel, Clarice, Clarinda, Clarine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarisa, Clarissa, Clorinda, Klara, Klarissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alarica, Alvarita, Carina, Carisa, Carita, Caritta, Carlita, Carmita, Cearia, Cerrita, Charisa, Charista, Charita, Chariti (see Charity), Charity, Chariza, Charlita, Cherita, Claresa, Clarette, Clarica, Claris, Clarise, Clariza, Clarrisa (see Clarissa), Corita, Czarina, Florita, Ilaria, Karita, Klarika, Klarisa, Larita, Marita, Sarita, Sharita and Zarita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Clarita.

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