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Claire

Gender: Female
Origin: French
Meaning: Illustrious

The name Claire means Illustrious and is of French origin. Claire is a name that's been primarily used for girls.

An alternate spelling of Claire is Clare. Clarey is a common nickname for the name Claire. Famous Claires include actresses Claire Danes and Claire Forlani. Claire Martin is a jazz singer and Claire Hodgkins is a violinist. Claire McCaskill is a Missouri senator. Claire Rutter is an English opera singer. There is also a Belgian princess named Claire. Fictional Claires include Claire Beachampp Randall Fraser from the television show Outlander, Claire Dunphy from Modern Family, and Claire Underwood, from the Netflix series, House of Cards. Claire de Lune is a musical piece by Claude Debussy.

Variations of the name Claire: Clair
People who like the name Claire also like:
Charlotte, Grace, Amelia, Audrey, Chloe, Violet, Emma
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Claire Stats
Claire is on 9,100 members' favorite name lists
Claire is currently #32 on the Baby Names popularity charts
Claire is currently #49 in U.S. births
Songs about Claire

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Claire - Jill Sobule
Claire - Rheostatics
Claire & Johnny - Chuck Brodsky
Claire in Heaven - Capercaillie
Claire P. - Richard Pinhas
Oh Claire - Cheap Trick
Planet Claire - The B-52's