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.
In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 731
in baby name popularity for boys with 332 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 720 in baby name popularity for boys with 342 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
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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.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Clay in Nautical Flags page.