Claire
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
KLER
Meaning
Bright and clear
More info about the name "Claire"

Claire is a French form of Clara. Clara originates in Latin language and means "bright and clear". It is the feminine form of Clarus. Clara is a more modern spelling, formerly the spelling Clare was more frequent. Clare was the name of several saints, the most prominent being Clare of Assisi, the founder of the Poor Clares order.

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Famous Claires

Claire Bishop - published author
Claire Bloom - actress
Claire Danes - actress
Claire Daly - jazz artist
Claire Goll - writer
Claire Jane - published author
Claire Owens - published author
Claire Holt - actress

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