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All about the name Clair

French Origin

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The meaning of the name Clair is Illustrious. The origin of the name Clair is French. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.

The name Clair is an alternate spelling of Claire.

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 Outlander, Claire Dunphy from Modern Family, and Claire Underwood, from Netflix’ House of Cards. Also on Netflix is Claire from the new series Daredevil.

People who like the name Claire also tend to like names that are of British and Irish origins.

Variations: Clair
People who like the name Clair also like:
Charlotte, Grace, Amelia, Audrey, Chloe, Violet, Emma
Liam, Ethan, Benjamin, Owen, Oliver, Henry, Caleb
Clair Stats
Clair is on 9,087 BN name lists
Clair is currently #32 on the BN charts
Clair is currently #49 in U.S. births
Songs about Clair

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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