Gender: Female
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Illustrious
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The name Clara means Illustrious and is of Latin origin. Clara is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for girls.

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.

Clara Stats
checkmark Clara is on 4,463 members' favorite name lists
checkmark Clara is currently #30 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Clara is currently #103 in U.S. births
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