Origin:Latin
Popularity:3010
Meaning:one who lives near the River Clare
Clarence as a boy's name is pronounced KLARE-ence. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Clarence is "one who lives near the River Clare".

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  • Clarence Birdseye
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