What does Claiborn mean?
Claiborn [clai-born] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Claiborn is "boundary with clover; boundary of clay; brook near a clay-bed; border near a clay-bed". Claiborn is an alternate form of Claiborne (French, German, Old English). Claiborn is also a form of Clayborne (Old English): place name.
(female) Middle name pairings:
Claiborn Zachary (C.Z.), ..
How popular is Claiborn?
Claiborn is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#74675 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Claiborn (outside Top 2000) is Claiborne. Adoption of this relation of Claiborn was at its apex a century ago (#1733). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
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