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What does Claran mean?

Claran Pronunciation of Claran [claran] as a boys' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Claran is "one who lives near the River Clare". Claran is a version of Clarence (Latin).

Associated with: river.


Claran has 1 variant: Claron.

9 more different relations via Clarence: Clarance, Clarens, Clarons, Claronz, Clarrance, Clarrie, Clarry, Klarance and Klarenz.

Creative forms:
(male) Clanan, Clarne, ..

(female) Claren, Clarne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Claran Kruz (C.K.), ..

How popular is Claran?

Claran is an unusual given name for men. Claran is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Clarence (#1080 the previous year) and Clarance are the prominent alternative forms of Claran (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Clarrie, are uncommon. These forms of Claran were favored as birth names in the 1900s (average #271) and have become much less conventional since (#1540, 99% less usage), with versions such as Clarance becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarance, Clarence in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Claran and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaran, Cadan, Cahan, Calan, Carman, Caron, Carsan, Cavan, Chanan, Chayan, Ciaran, Claas, Clare, Clarey, Clark, Clarke, Claro, Claudan, Curran, Cyran, Daran, Eliran, Garan, Jaran and Taran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Claran.

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