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Clara Meaning


What does Clara mean?

The name Clara is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Clara is "clear, bright".

Clara is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Cla-ra.

The Given Name Clara

Clara is a form of Clarus. See Clarus for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Clara, is one of timelessness and majesty.

This great little girl name has a natural strength.

An enchanting name that will appeal to parents.

Clara falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Clara Schumann.

Clara Popularity

In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 96 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,022 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 99 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,066 occurrences. It ranked 12,521 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Clara has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Clara Name Popularity Page.

Clara Related Names

Clara is a form of Clarus.

Variants of the name Clara include Clairissa, Clare, Claresta, Clareta, Clarine, Claris.

The names Clair, Claire, Claressa, Clarice, Kalara, Kalare, Klair, Klara, Klarika are all forms of Clara.

Clara has the diminutives (nicknames) Claretta, Clarette, Clarita.

Famous Claras

  • Clara ~ 1 hurricane
  • Clara Schumann ~ Musician

Clara Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Clara.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Clara Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Clara in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Clara.

Just for fun, see the name Clara in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Clara in Nautical Flags page.