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Clare Name Popularity

How popular is the name Clare? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 443 47 0.0133%
1911 439 49 0.0132%
1912 401 93 0.0184%
1913 464 75 0.0132%
1914 408 126 0.0181%
1915 484 122 0.0134%
1916 441 160 0.0166%
1917 477 143 0.0143%
1918 405 218 0.0203%
1919 438 186 0.0178%
1920 444 185 0.0166%
1921 458 183 0.016%
1922 457 182 0.0163%
1923 437 195 0.0174%
1924 469 175 0.0151%
1925 438 199 0.0176%
1926 436 196 0.0178%
1927 440 199 0.018%
1928 457 179 0.0167%
1929 474 157 0.0152%
1930 447 178 0.017%
1931 409 200 0.0203%
1932 434 186 0.0188%
1933 464 151 0.0162%
1934 466 148 0.0153%
1935 488 124 0.0128%
1936 521 116 0.012%
1937 502 126 0.0128%
1938 583 96 0.0094%
1939 538 110 0.0108%
1940 553 114 0.0107%
1941 547 116 0.0103%
1942 600 108 0.0086%
1943 497 174 0.0133%
1944 493 165 0.0133%
1945 511 158 0.013%
1946 508 191 0.0129%
1947 494 230 0.0138%
1948 558 171 0.0107%
1949 544 186 0.0116%
1950 512 213 0.0132%
1951 513 209 0.0123%
1952 557 193 0.0111%
1953 491 265 0.015%
1954 557 208 0.0114%
1955 521 267 0.0145%
1956 553 239 0.0127%
1957 563 248 0.0129%
1958 533 288 0.0152%
1959 572 249 0.0131%
1960 539 280 0.0148%
1961 544 282 0.0149%
1962 568 254 0.0138%
1963 569 250 0.0139%
1964 624 215 0.0122%
1965 689 157 0.0096%
1966 745 127 0.0081%
1967 785 110 0.0072%
1968 866 89 0.0059%
1969 959 76 0.0049%
1970 963 83 0.0052%
1971 1,438 31 0.0021%
1972 1,248 39 0.0029%
1973 1,006 68 0.0052%
1974 1,149 53 0.0041%
1975 1,021 68 0.0053%
1976 1,075 63 0.0049%
1977 1,118 64 0.0047%
1978 1,079 73 0.0054%
1979 1,103 75 0.0053%
1980 1,165 67 0.0046%
1981 974 98 0.0067%
1982 796 150 0.01%
1983 896 115 0.0078%
1984 751 162 0.0109%
1985 795 154 0.0101%
1986 766 170 0.0113%
1987 721 201 0.0132%
1988 750 200 0.0128%
1989 714 231 0.0143%
1990 639 302 0.0182%
1991 650 291 0.0179%
1992 675 280 0.0175%
1993 648 297 0.0191%
1994 607 321 0.0209%
1995 580 347 0.023%
1996 518 416 0.0278%
1997 523 418 0.0283%
1998 484 489 0.0327%
1999 507 472 0.0315%
2000 533 455 0.0298%
2001 552 431 0.0286%
2002 582 401 0.0268%
2003 629 380 0.025%
2004 644 377 0.0247%
2005 679 362 0.0237%
2006 642 405 0.0259%
2007 609 445 0.0282%
2008 665 408 0.0264%
2009 693 368 0.0246%
2010 661 385 0.0267%
2011 668 372 0.0261%
2012 714 333 0.0234%
2013 731 315 0.0221%
2014 705 341 0.0234%
2015 686 352 0.0242%
2016 689 350 0.0243%
2017 812 264 0.0189%
2018 724 304 0.0221%
2019 728 305 0.0225%

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Names Like Clare

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What names sound like Clare?

If you like how Clare sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Clare.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Clarey

Bright, famous

Latin

Clari

Bright, famous

Latin

Clarie

Bright, famous

Latin

Clary

Bright, famous

Latin

Clayre

Bright, famous

Latin


What names are similar to Clare?

Find a name that’s like Clare, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Blaire

Plain, field

Scottish

Blayre

Plain, field

Scottish

Cara

Beloved; friend

Latin

Caree

Free man

German

Carey

Love

Gaelic

Cari

Love

Gaelic

Carie

Free man

German

Caro

Free man

German

Cary

Love; free man

German

Chiara

Bright, famous

Latin

Claea
Clair

Bright, famous

Latin

Claire

Clear and bright

French

Clairey

Bright, famous

Latin

Clairy

Bright, famous

Latin

Clarene

Bright, famous

Latin

Claresa

Bright, famous

Latin

Clareta

Bright, famous

Latin

Clarette

A diminutive or endearing form of Clara.

Latin

Claribel

Bright; beautiful

English

Clarice

A variant form of Clara.

Latin

Clarine

Bright, famous

Latin

Claris

Latin

Clarise

Latin

Clarissa

Bright, famous

Latin

Clarrie

Bright, famous

Latin

Clarry

Bright, famous

Latin

Claryce

Bright, famous

Latin

Claude

Lame

Latin

Cliara

Bright, famous

Latin

Cloe

Green shoot

Greek

Clove

Nail

Latin

Flore

Flower; flowering, in bloom

Latin

Glade

English

Klaire

Bright, famous

Latin

Klara

Hungarian

Klari

Hungarian

Klayre

Bright, famous

Latin


Lists With Clare

Find inspiration in these baby girl name lists featuring the name Clare.


Siblings of Clare

Mamas with kids named Clare also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Mila

Dear and gracious

Slavic

1 Comment

  1. Our daugter’s middle name is Clare. My husband’s maternal grandfather’s name was Clarendon and he went by Clare. That’s where her middle name came from. Her first name is Mila, named after my paternal grandmother, Milagros. Mila Clare <3


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