Claire

The French form of Clare that's derived from the Latin "clarus." Associated with Saint Clare of Assisi who founded the "Poor Clares," an order of nuns descending from the Franciscan order founded in Assisi, Italy during the 13th century. The piano composition "Claire de Lune" by 20th century French composer Claude Debussy also comes to mind. The name became popular among television characters and was used in the shows "Cosby," "Lost," and "Six Feet Under." , Clear, Bright

Popularity
Girls: Ranked #49 in 2013
See More Popularity Rankings
Origin
Latin
French
Gender
Unisex
Meaning Tags
Traits & Characteristics
Add a Meaning Tag
Variations
Add a Variation
Alternative Spellings
Add an Alternative
Nicknames
Add a Nickname
Personality
feminineSubmitted By

Submitted by: tiffanyeoverton

Report Abuse
smartSubmitted By

Submitted by: tiffanyeoverton

Report Abuse
Add a Personality Trait
Famous Claires
Claire Forlani (English actress)
Clare Boothe Luce (playwright/author)
Claire Danes (actress)
Add a Famous Claire
Sibling Name Ideas
Add a Sibling Name
Like This Name?
Hate It
Hated it!
See All the Names You Love
Play the Name Game
Claire is on other name lists
Musical Names for Girls
Classic Middle Names for Girls
Top 100 Girl Names of 2004

Parents Are Talking

Add a Comment