Origin:British
Popularity:1267
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.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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