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Clark Meaning


What does Clark mean?

The name Clark is of French origin.

The meaning of Clark is "cleric, scholar".

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

Clark is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Clark.

The Given Name Clark

Clark appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

This 1 syllable name has spirit and charm.

Although often used, your sophisticated little Clark, is sure to make it all his own.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Clark Duke, Clark Gable, and Clark Gillies.

Clark Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 377 in baby name popularity for boys with 850 occurrences. It ranked 5,793 in baby name popularity for girls with 21 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 379 in baby name popularity for boys with 861 occurrences. It ranked 6,072 in baby name popularity for girls with 20 occurrences.

View the Clark Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Clark has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Clark to other names.

Clark Related Names

Variants of the name Clark include Clarke.

Famous Clarks

  • Clark Duke ~ Actor
  • Clark Gable ~ Actor
  • Clark Gillies ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Clark Kent ~ Superman character

Clark Numerology

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

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Clark.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Clark Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Clark.

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