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What does Clerk mean?

Clerk Pronunciation of Clerk [clerk] as a boys' name has its root in Latin, and Clerk means "cleric, clerk". Clerk is a version of Clark (Latin).


Clerk has 2 variants: Clarke and Clerc.

Creative forms:
(male) Caerk, Clero, ..

(female) Clela, Cleri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Clerk Asa (C.A.), ..

How popular is Clerk?

Clerk is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#29447 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Clerk (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Clark (#373 in 2015) and Clarke. These relations of Clerk were popular with parents in the 1880s (average #737) and have remained as common to this day. Clark is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clark, Clarke in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Berk, Caerd, Ceri, Clare, Claro, Cleary, Clem, Cleo, Cleon, Clete, Cleto, Cleve, Cork, Creek, Creik, Derk, Jerk and Kerk. These names tend to be more commonly used than Clerk.