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Clarence Meaning


What does Clarence mean?

The name Clarence is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Clarence is "clear, bright".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "illustrious".

Clarence is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Cla-rence.

The Given Name Clarence

Clarence is a simple and enchanting name.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Clarence falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Clarence 'Ace' Parker, Clarence 'Hap' Day, and Clarence Seedorf.

Clarence Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,116 in baby name popularity for boys with 172 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,195 in baby name popularity for boys with 155 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Clarence sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Clarence Name Popularity Page.

Clarence Related Names

Variants of the name Clarence include Clarance.

Famous Clarences

  • Clarence 'Ace' Parker ~ Football Player
  • Clarence 'Hap' Day ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Clarence Seedorf ~ Soccer Player

Clarence Numerology

What will your new littleClarence be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Clarence are often sophisticated and kindhearted but most of all they are read more >>

Clarence Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Clarence.

Just for fun, see the name Clarence 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 Clarence in Nautical Flags page.