US Popularity:1182
Meaning:Clay worker, mortal
When it comes to down-to-earth names, there are none that rock more than Clay. A boy’s name of British origin, Clay means “clay worker,” and, even more intriguingly, “mortal.” While this latter meaning may sound morbid, there’s something deeply moving about a name that evokes both the soil of the earth and how our bodies will eventually return to it. On a lighter note, the name Clay will remind baby that he has the power to mold and shape his own destiny—a legacy, no doubt, that will ensure baby Clay is the salt of the earth.

Clay Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Clay is currently #2283 on The Bump
Boy:Clay is currently #692 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Clay is currently #1182 in U.S. births
Boy:Clay is currently #411 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 79
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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