Clarence: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Clarence

A title given to younger members of the British royal family – the Duke of Clarence – ultimately derived from the Latin “clarus,” meaning “clear.” And your little Clarence will definitely make his needs clear from the first cries out of his mouth.

Nicknames:

Clare, Clancy.

Famous people named Clarence:

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas; actor Clarence "Clancy" Brown; saxophonist Clarence Clemons; lawyer Clarence Darrow; physician and father of Ernest Hemingway, Clarence Hemingway.

Fun facts:

Clarence "Ducky" Nash gave us the voice of Disney's Donald Duck.

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