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Claire Stats
On 8,861 BN name lists
Currently #26 on the BN charts
Currently #49 in U.S. births
About the name Claire
The meaning of the name Claire: Illustrious
The origin of the name Claire: French
Alternate spellings: Clair
People who like the name Claire also like:
Charlotte, Olivia, Chloe, Grace, Ava, Emma, Audrey
Noah, Ethan, Liam, Benjamin, Oliver, Owen, Caleb

Claire is a name with French origins. The meaning of the name Claire is illustrious. 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.

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Songs about Claire

Claire - Jill Sobule  iTunes

Claire - Rheostatics  iTunes

Claire & Johnny - Chuck Brodsky  iTunes

Claire in Heaven - Capercaillie  iTunes

Claire P. - Richard Pinhas  iTunes

Oh Claire - Cheap Trick  iTunes

Planet Claire - The B-52's  iTunes

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