Name: Clarice

Origin and Meaning of the Name Clarice

  • Meaning:
    Clear; bright; famous
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (klah REES)
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Miscellaneous Info for Clarice

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    An elaboration of Clara which originated in Italy but somewhere made the transfer to the English speaking world. It could also be a medieval form of the Latin Claritia which shares its source with Clara but meant as much as 'famous'.

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