What does Clarence mean?
From a Celtic river name not connected with the given name Clare. The title "Duke of Clarence" was created for a 14th-century royal prince who married a girl from the Clare family. First used as a given name since the mid-19th century. Author Clarence Day; lawyer Clarence Darrow.
Related boy name: Darence.
Clarence▼ has 1 more relation via Clare: Clarey.Kreatif forms: Carence, Clarenca, Clarencu. [more]
How popular is Clarence?
Clarence is a very popular first name for males (#93 out of 1220, Top 8%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#54152 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name history of Clarence for boys. Clarence reached its apex rank of #17 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Popular variation forms of Clarence listed in the Top 1000 are Clare and Clarance. These forms of Clarence were favored as baby names in the 1890s (average #404) and have become significantly less common since, with versions like Clarence falling out of fashion.
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