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:

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

Names like Clara:

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

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 #99 in U.S. births
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