Claire - girls name

Claire name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 82%

Claire name meaning:

The name Claire, of French origin, means "bright" or "clear." It derives from the Latin word "clarus," which carries the same meaning. The name's significance suggests qualities such as clarity, intelligence, and perception. Claire is a name often associated with brightness and light, symbolizing a person who brings illumination to others.

Individuals named Claire are often described as intelligent, perceptive, and insightful. They possess a natural ability to see things clearly, both in terms of understanding situations and empathizing with others. Their bright and clear nature enables them to offer guidance and support to those around them. Claire's tend to have a positive outlook on life and are often seen as beacons of hope and optimism.

In addition, the name Claire can also be associated with purity and innocence. It can signify a person with a clean and unspoiled character, someone who possesses genuine and honest qualities. Overall, the name Claire encompasses a range of positive attributes, making it a popular choice for baby girls around the world.

Origin: Latin

Bright, clear.

Related names

Claire , Claressa, Clarice , Clarissa , Clarrisa

Other girls names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 983 out of 5581

35 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (792)

Historical popularity of Claire

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