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Boy Names Starting with Cla-

Cla- baby names and what they mean, with 15 results. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1900-1909 (adoption of 1.54%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.15%, 90.3%), with names such as Claude becoming less trendy. Clark (#373) is the most trendy name for newborns in this compilation, while Clausen (top 2%) and Clamp (21%) are popular Cla- last names. Here is the list of Cla- names for girls.

Cla- names

Claas - Clayton

Nicholas and variantsClaas, Claes1, Claus1
Var. of Nicholas. Derivative of Greek word. "People of victory." Common as surnames. Compare Claes (upper 46%) with popular -es surnames Cornes (upper 43%), Comes (16%).

Claiborne and variantsClaiborne1, var. Claiborn1, Claibourn, Claibourne, Clayborn, Clayborne1, Claybourne1, Claybourn
Derivative of French, German, Old English languages. "Boundary with clover; boundary of clay." Less common today. Claiborne was the variation last appearing (1940-1949) in the Top 2000.

Clair and variantsClair1, var. Claire1, Clare1, Claro
Masculine form of Claire (Latin) "bright". Clair (top 5%), Claire (15%), Clare (5%) and Claro (16%) appear commonly as last names.

Clancy, var. Clancey, Claney
Based on Irish, Gaelic word. "Son of Flannchadh." Clanan and Clandy are creative variations.

Clare2, var. Clair2, Claire2, Clarey, Clayre
.. In Thomas Hardy's tragic novel Tess .. Clarey and Clayre are more unique as birth names among the forms of Clare.

Clarence and variantsClarence, var. Claran, Clarance, Clarens, Claron, Clarons, Clarrance, Claronz, Clarrence, Clarrie1, Clarry
Root fr. Latin. "One who lives near the River Clare." Clarence (top 36%) and Clarry (68%) exist regularly as surnames.

Clark and variantsClark, var. Clarke
Source fr. Latin word. "Cleric, clerk." Adoption of Clark and Clarke as boys' names in 2015 was significantly more than the previous decade.

Clarrie2
Origin fr. Latin language. "One who lives near the River Clare." Unisex name. Rare, with the -ie suffix, like Clemmie, Charlie.

Claude and variantsClaude, var. Claud, Claudan, Claudell, Claidianus, Claudicio, Claudino, Claudien, Claudio, Claudius, Claudon
Source fr. Latin element. "Lame." Claud, Claude, Claudio and Claudius are more commonly used as birth names among these variations.

Claus2, var. Claes2, Clause
Origin fr. German, Greek. "People of victory." Claus is common as a birth name compared to Claes, Clause.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cla- names: Claiborne, Clair, Claire, Clarance, Clare

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cla- names: Clarence, Clark, Clarke, Claud, Claude

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cla- names: Claudio, Claudius, Claus, Clay, Clayton

Claxton
Origin fr. Old English word. "Clark's town." Claxton is scantly used as a men's name, appearing often (upper 4%) as a surname. See also Clayton.

ClayClay1
Derivative of Old English. Occupational or place name involving clay .. Usage of Clay as a birth name in 2015 was 9.1% more than the previous decade. See also Cloy.

Clayborne and variantsClayborne2, var. Claiborn2, Claiborne2, Clay2, Claybourne2, Clayburn1
Root fr. Old English. "Brook near a clay-bed." Claiborne and Clay are more commonplace as boys' names among the versions of Clayborne.

Clayland
Stems fr. Old English language. "Land of clay." Unique. Clayland (compare Cleveland) ends with the androgynous -and.

Clayton and variantsClayton, var. Claiborne3, Clay3, Clayborne3, Clayburn2
Stems fr. Old English. "Clay settlement." Clay (top 38%) and Clayton (21%) are recognizable as masculine names, while Claiborne, Clayborne and Clayburn are atypical.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Cla- names for boys.

1. Claas - Clayton
Nicholas [Claas, Claes, Claus], Claiborne [Claiborn, Clayborn, Clayborne, Claybourn, Claibourn, Claibourne, Claybourne], Clair [Claro, Clare, Claire], Clancy [Claney, Clancey], Clare [Clair, Claire, Clarey, Clayre], Clarence [Clarry, Claron, Clarons, Claronz, Clarens, Clarrie, Clarrance, Clarrence, ..], Clark [Clarke], Clarrie, Claude [Claudon, Claudio, Claudell, Claudien, Claudino, Claudius, Claudicio, Claidianus, ..], Claus [Claes, Clause], Claxton, Clay, Clayborne [Clay, Claiborn, Clayburn, Claiborne, Claybourne], Clayland, Clayton [Clay, Clayburn, Claiborne, Clayborne]

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