What is the meaning of the name Clara?

The name Clara is primarily a female name of Latin origin that means Illustrious.

Clara is the Latinized form of the name Claire/Clare.

Famous Claras include silent film actress Clara Bow, nurse Clara Barton, and American civil rights activist Clara Luper. Clara Schumann was a pianist in the 1800s

Fictional characters named Clara include the main character from the story and ballet The Nutcracker. Aunt Clara was a character in the television series Bewitched. Clara Oswald is a character in Doctor Who. Clara Cluck is one of the main characters in Disney's Mickey Mouse cartoons.

People who like the name Clara also like:

Amelia, Claire, Violet, Audrey, Alice, Charlotte, Evelyn, Henry, Owen, Liam, William, Oliver, Theodore, Benjamin

Names like Clara:

Clare, Cleary, Collier, Calliroe, Cuyler, Clarrie, Claire

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Clara Eloise Jordan - daughter of Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer , born 2019

Stats for the Name Clara

checkmark Clara is currently #32 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Clara is currently #110 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Clara:

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1. Clara may be a common name, leading to potential confusion or difficulty in distinguishing between individuals with the same name.
2. Clara may be perceived as old-fashioned or outdated by some people, which could result in teasing or negative judgments.
3. Clara might encounter difficulties with spelling or pronunciation due to its similarity to other names like Claire or Cara.
4. Clara may have a lack of uniqueness, potentially making it harder for her to stand out or create a distinct identity.
5. Clara might face challenges related to cultural associations or stereotypes associated with the name in certain regions or communities.