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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
Notes:

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.

Claire Stats
On 8,913 BN name lists
Currently #26 on the BN charts
Currently #44 in U.S. births
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Songs about Claire
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