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Clara Name Meaning and Origin

Clara Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Bright, clear, famous, illustrious

Name Origin


Clara is a Latin name meaning bright, clear, or famous. It has been popular in many cultures and languages throughout history, including Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. The name is often associated with clarity, intelligence, and beauty.

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Clara Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Clara is a smooth and easy name to pronounce, with a clear and crisp sound that flows well.

Name Melody Rating:

The rhythm of Clara is generally smooth and balanced, with two syllables that complement each other.

Famous People Named Clara

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Clara Barton

Clara Barton was a pioneering nurse who founded the American Red Cross. She was known for her humanitarian efforts during the American Civil War and beyond.

● Clara Bow

Clara Bow was a popular American actress and sex symbol during the silent film era. She was known for her distinctive look and charisma on screen.

● Clara Hughes

Clara Hughes is a Canadian athlete who has competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympics. She is a multiple medalist in cycling and speed skating.

Clara Name Popularity Insights

U.S. Population

The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Clara

Clara does not have any strong negative connotations or associations with negative characters. It is generally considered a positive and lovely name with a rich history and cultural significance.

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