Name: Claire

Origin and Meaning of the Name Claire

  • Meaning:
    Clear; bright; famous
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    English speaking countries
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    "Claire" is the French feminine adjective for "clear."

    Claire is the name of a computer programming language; "Claire's" is a well-known accessories store in the U.S and UK. Famous bearers include actress Claire Danes and US senator Claire McCaskill.

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