Claire meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Claire No. of characters: 6 Gender: GirlOrigin: French English Latin
Religion: Hindu How do you say Claire clai-re What does my name mean? Meanings: Bright Clear Famous

Claire was ranked 895 in 2009 US male names list and elevated by 1.00% from its previous ranking of 904 in 2008. Claire was ranked 49 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 11.36% from its previous ranking of 44 in 2014. Comes from the Latin "clara" means "clear" in celebration on August 11.. Strong personality rather severe,Clairedo not yield easily. In his eyes, the woman is the equal of the man andClaireare struggling to get a place. On a strict morality,Claireare attached to their principles. Their costume surprises and rout. Claire are attentive confidantes. Affectionate and generous, soClairelike to give than receive.

Full form of Claire : Cheerful Likable Admirable Independent Reasonable Educated

Claire is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Whales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 986 in 2014. Around 2763 people wear Claire as their first name. Claire is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Claire is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1911 and ranked 49 (0.121278% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 174637 people wear Claire as their first name. Claire is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 49 (0.121278% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 174637 people have Claire as their first name. Claire is not a native United States and Claire may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.048852% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Claire
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1911197333
1912206440
1913205490
1914217571
1915200809
1916204838
1917192926
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History of Claire
Claire or Clair /ˈklɛər/ is a given name of Latin/Viking origin from the French; the name could mean "clear" or "famous”. The name means clear in French this is mostly given to baby girls. The name Claire had a big popularity in the United Kingdom during the 1970s and 1980s; in 1974 it was the second most popular female name and in years of 1984 was still sixth, however by 1997 it had fallen out of the top 100 after several years of sharply declining popularity. The name was traditionally considered male, specifically when spelt Clair; however, it is now commonly used as a female name and is usually spelt Claire. Claire was ranked #429 in Netherland, #183 in France, #46 in the United States and #55 in Australia. Some of the most popular people to have this name include:
Emmy Award Winners: Actress, Claire Danes 2012; 2013 Homeland; Notable Actors and Actresses: Claire Trevor 1910-2000 Claire Danes 1979-; Olympic medallists’: 2 bronze, 1 gold (bronze) Claire Carver-Dias 2000 synchronized swimming - team (gold) Claire Donahue 2012 swimming (bronze) Claire Hamilton 2014 curling.

Expression number of Claire is 3.

Claire are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Claire are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. Claire possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.

Names that rhyme with Claire Famous people named Claire
Claire Holt in The Mountain Within as
Claire Ford in Treasure Hunt/Beauty Contest as Actress
Claire McConnell in Keep a Tidy Soul as Actress
Claire Slater in A Christmas Carol as Actress
Claire Knight in Laid Off as Actress
Claire Bartle in Killer Klowns from Outer Space as Actress
Claire de Fosse in Max as Actress
Claire Whitaker in A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion as Writer
Claire Brown in Housewife Hussies as Actress
Amy Claire in George Lucas in Love as Actress
Names like Claire Claire Namesakes Related Names: ClabeClabernClabonClabornClacClaccCladieCladyClaeClaecClaeferClaegClaegborneClaegtunClaellusClaibornClaiborneClaibourneClairClairaComments :Claire is a proper name used as first name, surname or place name. In Latin, it derives from the adjective clarus, which gives the female clara, meaning bright, shiny, but also famous, famous. The name comes from the Latin word "clara" meaning transmitted about the "Bright", "Vivid", "Light" or "Famous". The French adjective "clair (e)" in German means "bright". Claire is a name essentially feminine, which can be divided into Clairette, Clairine, Clare, Clara, Clarisse, Chiara, Marie-Claire. - Cary In Popularity of Claire
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