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Girl Names Starting with Cla-

Cla- baby names and what they mean, with 14 results. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity 138 years ago (ADOPTION OF 1.5%) and have become significantly less widespread since (ADOPTION 0.5%, DOWN 67%), with names such as Clara becoming less trendy. Claire (#49) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these, while Clavin (TOP 22%) and Clague (33%) are familiar Cla- last names. Here is the list of Cla- names for boys.

Cla- names

Claea - Claudine

Var. of Clea. Source fr. Greek word. "Glory." Uncommon, but Claea is similar to common -ea surnames Callea (TOP 62%), Cayea (45%). See also Cleo.

Claire and variants

Claire1, var. Clayrissa, Clayrinda, Clayrice, Clayrette, Clayre, Clary, Claryce1, Clarry1, Clarrie1, Claritza1, Clarita1, Clarissa1, Clarisse1, Clarisa1, Clarine1, Clarinda1, Clarie1, Claribelle, Clarice1, Claribella, Claribel1, Clari, Clarey, Clareta, Claretta1, Claresta, Clarene, Clare1, Clarabelle1, Clara1, Clarabel, Clairy, Clairita, Clairissa1, Clairinda, Clairey, Clairice, Clairette, Claireta, Clairene, Claireen, Clair
Based on Latin. "Bright, famous." Clara, Clarice, Clarisa and Clarissa have diminished in popularity as children's names circa 1880-1889.

Clara and variants

Clara2, var. Clarry2, Clarrie2, Clarizza, Claritza2, Clarita2, Clarine2, Clarissa2, Clarinda2, Clarina, Clarie2, Clarice2, Claretta2, Claribel2, Claretha, Clare2, Clarabeth, Clarabelle2, Claire2
Derivative of Latin. "Bright, famous." Clara and variants became more popular in 2018, rising on average +2 rankings as children's names with Clare gaining the most.

Claramae, var. Claramay
Based on English word. A compound form of Clara with .. Not in Top 2000.


Source fr. Latin word. "Bright, famous." Clare is a conventional (UPPER 19%) given name, and exists often (UPPER 5%) as a surname. Cross-gender use.

Root fr. Latin element. "Bright, famous." Uncommon as a girls' name, but Clarette is similar to the more conventional Claretta. See also Claretha.


From Latin language. "Bright, famous and beautiful." Less common today. Claribel was last listed in 1992 in the Top 2000. See also Claribelle.

Clarice and variants

Clarice3, var. Claryce2, Clarisse2, Clarise, Clarisa2, Claris1, Claressa1
Derivative of Latin element. "Fame." Clarice and Clarisa have fallen off in popularity as birth names since 1920-1929.

Clarimond, var. Clarimunde, Claramonde, Claramonda, Claramond
Source fr. Latin, German elements. "Shining defender." Outside Top 2000.


Derivative of Latin language. "Bright, famous." Used somewhat widely as a girls' name, Clarinda is comparable to the conventional Clarine.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cla- names: Clair, Claire, Clara, Clarabelle, Clare

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cla- names: Clarene, Claretha, Claretta, Claribel, Clarice

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cla- names: Clarinda, Clarine, Claris, Clarisa, Clarissa

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cla- names: Clarita, Classie, Claude, Claudette, Claudia

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cla- names: Claudie, Claudine

Clarissa and variants

Clarissa3, var. Classie, Clarry3, Clarrissa, Clarrisa, Clarrie3, Clarissia, Clariza, Clarisse3, Clarisa3, Claris2, Clarica, Claresa, Claressa2, Clarecia, Clare4, Clara3, Clairissa2, Clairesa, Clairessa
Origin fr. Latin language. "Most bright, most famous." Clairesa, Clairessa, Clairissa, Clarecia and Claresa are more novel as children's names among the variant forms of Clarissa.


Root fr. French, Latin elements. "Lame." Claudette is recognizable (TOP 15%) as a first name. See also Claudetta.

Claudia and variants

Claudia, var. Claudy, Claudine1, Claudina, Claudie, Claudiane, Claudex, Claudey, Claudette2, Claudetta, Claudelle, Claudella, Claude, Claudee
Derived fr. Latin language. "Lame." Usage of Claudia and variants as children's names in 2018 was 55.3% less than a decade ago.

Claudine and variants

Claudine2, var. Claudean
Derivative of French, Latin. "Lame." Claudine is a recognizable (UPPER 20%) given name, while Claudean is scantly used.

Quick Reference

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

1. Claea - Claudine
Clea [Claea], Claire [Clary, Clayre, Clarry, Claryce, Clayrice, Clayrissa, Clayrinda, Clayrette, ..], Clara [Clarry, Clarrie, Clarita, Clarine, Clarizza, Claritza, Clarissa, Clarinda, ..], Claramae [Claramay], Clare, Clarette, Claribel, Clarice [Claris, Claryce, Clarise, Clarisa, Clarisse, Claressa], Clarimond [Claramond, Clarimunde, Claramonde, Claramonda], Clarinda, Clarissa [Clarry, Classie, Clarrie, Clariza, Clarrisa, Clarisse, Clarrissa, Clarissia, ..], Claudette, Claudia [Claudy, Claudie, Claudey, Claudex, Claudine, Claudina, Claudiane, Claudette, ..], Claudine [Claudean]

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