Bright, Famous

Clara Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \klar-uh\
Number in U.S 👶 284,000
Rate in 2021 250
Numerology 🔢 8
Name origin 🌍 French

Meaning of Clara

Meaning and originality:

Clara derived from the Latin adjective 'Clarus'. Clarus, which meant bright and famous, was used for men so Clara developed as its female version. The fame and popularity of Saint Clare boosted the popularity of Clara in medieval times. She was the first woman to write the monastic Rule of Life for her followers. Clare is the anglicized version of Clara and Claire is the French one. In the 19th century, the Latinized version was adopted by English-speaking countries. Clara is particularly popular in Spain and Catalonia. It is actually among the top 50 most popular names for girls in those areas.

Here are some famous people named Clara:

Clara Bow (actress)
Clara Barton (nurse/humanitarian)
Clara Blandick (actress)

What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name her Clara?

As a name, Clara represents the extreme spectrums of material wealth and success. This means that you either gain a lot of wealth or you don't gain anything at all. You will be good at ruling your own company. If only two words could describe you, they would be balance and power.

Peace and harmony are your main priorities. You need friends and society. You have a gentle nature and try to avoid unnecessary confrontations. You do not like to be uncertain and uncertainty creates an inner battle for you. Sometimes, you might find it difficult to share what is in your mind. Unfortunately, you’ll give up when you face a more aggressive person. It is because you try to avoid tension. You do not like to use force.

This name suggests that you are vey luck with emotional aspects of your life. You do not shy away from showing your emotions. As far as attention goes, you would like to be the center of attention.

How do people react to you?

People believe that someone who is named Clara is sympathetic, compassionate, and generous. People feel comfortable around you and generally count on your support. You are not obsessed with fashion and it's possible that you might even be a shabby dresser. Others think that you will be a good mom.

People view this name as refined, wholesome, and upper class.

Lucky colors: Dark colors such as dark blue, gray, purple, or black

Lucky day(s): Thursday


The popularity of Clara peaked in late 1800s and early 1900s. On the other hand the lowest point for Clara came in 1970s and 1980s. During those times we could barely see more than 300 girls who were given this name in a year. Since 1990 this name has gained a little bit of momentum but it is not a very popular name nevertheless.

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Comments on the name Clara
8/7/2022 7:54:36 AM

I happen to like this name because I am a professional child ballet dancer and Clara is the main character in the nutcracker:)

8/14/2021 2:34:12 AM

i like the name !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Clara?
The origin of the name Clara is French.
*️⃣ How many people are named Clara?
Almost 284000 people are named Clara.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Clara?
The names of Kayleigh, Sam, Kyleigh, Kaleigh, Caleigh