US Popularity:273
Meaning:bright, famous
Clara is a feminine name with Latin origins. It translates to “bright” and “famous”, which can promise a dazzling future for baby. This name has a distinct vintage chic that sets it apart from its counterparts like Claire and Clarissa. Clara has lived up to its famous translations through the legacy of silent screen legend and original “It Girl” Clara Bow, who defined cinema in the 1920s. Doctor Who fans might also recognize the name as belonging to Clara Oswald, the plucky companion to the Eleventh and Twelveth doctor.

Clara Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Clara is currently #237 on The Bump
Girl:Clara is currently #105 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Clara is currently #273 in U.S. births
Girl:Clara is currently #86 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 19
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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