Name Meaning

From Latin, "clear, bright." A Norman form of the name Clara. In the 19th century, Claire had a resurgence as a variation on Clare. Well-known Claires: actress Claire Danes; Molly Ringwald's character in The Breakfast Club.


French, Latin


Elegant, Famous writers, Short and sweet, TV shows, Wild West, Popular



Famous Namesakes

Actress Claire Danes

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Daughter of Oliver Platt, Daughter of Albert Brooks

Popularity in 2019


Related Names

Clarissant, Clarissa, Clare, Clair

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