US Popularity:3291
Other Origin(s):British, French
Meaning:Clear; Bright, brilliant; Illustrious; From Clare; From Clarens
Clarence is a boy's name of Latin origin. It derives from the Latin Clarensis, which was a title carried by members of the English royal family throughout history. Clarence and Clarensis are thought to have roots in the Latin word clarus, which means “clear,” “bright,” “brilliant,” or “illustrious,” a collection of words that might begin to describe baby’s impact on the world! Clarence may also have been a habitational name given to those from Clare in Suffolk, England, or Clarens, a commune in France’s Hautes-Pyrénées department. Whether baby Clarence’s life journey takes them to new places and destinations or to a career they love, they’ll make everywhere they go a little brighter.

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Clarence Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Clarence is currently #1920 on The Bump
Boy:Clarence is currently #1063 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Clarence is currently #3291 in U.S. births
Boy:Clarence is currently #1552 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 188
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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