Clare: baby girl name meaning and popularity


The Irish form of Clara, stemming from a Latin word meaning "radiant, light." So if you don't mind raising a little girl who always wants to be center stage, Clare is a great choice.


There's pretty much no shortening Clare.

Famous people named Clare:

Author Clare Booth Luce; artist Clare Leighton; fashion designer Clare Potter; singers Clare Torry and Clare Burson.

Fun fact:

Perhaps someday your little Clare will grow up and visit County Clare, Ireland.

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