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What does Clayborn mean?

Clayborn Pronunciation of Clayborn [clay-born] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Clayborn is "boundary with clover; boundary of clay". Clayborn is a version of Claiborne (French, German, Old English).

Associated with: clay (earth).


Clayborn has 6 variants: Claiborn, Claibourn, Claibourne, Clayborne, Claybourn and Claybourne.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Clayborn Javen (C.J.), ..

How popular is Clayborn?

Clayborn is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#11366 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Clayborn (not ranked) is Claiborne. Other forms, like Claibourne, are uncommon. This relation of Clayborn was favored as a baby name a century ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Claiborne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Clayborn is alike in pronunciation to Clayburn and Klaiborn. Other recommended names are Blagburn, Cabbot, Cabot, Cadon, Caidon, Cairn, Calbert, Camdon, Cannon, Canon, Canyon, Caron, Carson, Cason, Caydan, Cayden, Caydin, Caydon, Cayo, Cayto, Chambers, Chayan, Chayann, Chayo, Clair, Claire, Claran, Clare, Clark, Claro, Claron, Claudan, Claudien, Claudon (see Claude), Claxton, Clayland, Clayre, Clayton, Cleavon, Clevon, Clifford, Clifton, Clinton, Clyfford, Clyford (see Clifford), Clyfton (see Clifton), Coburn, Colbourn, Colburn, Collbourn (see Colburn), Collburn (see Colburn), Corydon, Crayn, Crayton, Dearborn, Deerborn, Freeborn, Jayvern, Klayton, Melborn (see Melbourne), Milborn, Osborn, Radborn (see Radburn), Raeborn (see Rayburn), Raebourn (see Rayburn), Rayborn, Rayburn, Sanborn, Sanburn, Sherborn, Taybor, Washborn (see Washburn) and Wellborn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Clayborn.

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