Origin:Irish
Popularity:772
Meaning:cleric, clerk
If Superman pops into your head when you hear the name “Clark,” that may be a sign you should consider it for your own little superhero. Clark has been around since at least the 17th century, long before Superman flew in to save the day. The name exudes strength, stability and, for fans of old movies, glamour: Clark Gable was the handsome, dashing star of movies in the 1930s and '40s, like the classic 'Gone With the Wind', and his first name was given to many boys of that era. Frankly, my dear, it’s still a charming name today.

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