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Clay Meaning


What does Clay mean?

The name Clay is of English origin.

The meaning of Clay is "moist earth".

Clay is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Clay.

The Given Name Clay

Clay is a diminutive of Clayton. See Clayton for further details.

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

This 1 syllable name has spirit and a positive vibe.

Clay is also great as a middle name.

Clay falls into the name categories celestial, gem or mineral.

Clay Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 718 in baby name popularity for boys with 341 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 840 in baby name popularity for boys with 266 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Clay Related Names

Clay is a diminutive of Clayton.

Famous Clays

    Clay Numerology

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    Clay Name Fun

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

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Clay.

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

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