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The name Clara is of Latin origin, and means bright.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Clara has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Clara
Use of the Name Clara for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
248,364 30,027 14,687 8,455 4,995 2,177 1,141
The table below indicates the number of times the name Clara has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Clara
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880121,2266928
1881111,2428895
1882111,490  
1883101,5486539
188481,85254912
188571,9108506
188691,91647515
188781,9846429
1888112,23065710
1889102,3196849
189092,496  
1891112,36060910
1892102,66160912
1893112,5327149
1894112,6037469
1895122,61364511
1896142,58255714
1897152,454  
1898142,731  
1899142,4418757
1900192,82875612
1901182,31949016
1902212,4328758
1903202,34274610
1904242,27765013
1905222,3949408
1906272,22776211
1907292,31978012
1908312,34778812
1909322,39790311
1910322,65787813
1911332,683  
1912343,469  
1913363,622  
1914374,226  
1915385,277  
1916395,542  
1917415,622  
1918435,778  
1919435,398  
1920445,472  
1921455,606  
1922475,121  
1923495,136  
1924564,999  
1925554,759  
1926614,462  
1927634,363  
1928654,095  
1929654,149  
1930644,125  
1931613,899  
1932703,554  
1933673,401  
1934763,224  
1935813,068  
1936912,684  
19371002,567  
1938962,670  
19391032,442  
19401112,314  
19411122,296  
19421222,258  
19431332,068  
19441341,932  
19451361,795  
19461451,906  
19471501,934  
19481601,792  
19491681,711  
19501781,575  
19511861,545  
19521961,507  
19532131,380  
19542341,182  
19552251,298  
19562471,150  
19572571,113  
19582761,033  
1959288981  
1960309917  
1961316873  
1962331800  
1963345749  
1964357699  
1965386568  
1966386553  
1967407512  
1968473414  
1969471417  
1970532355  
1971541335  
1972488365  
1973512332  
1974531315  
1975523335  
1976552309  
1977580298  
1978607280  
1979549339  
1980513385  
1981580317  
1982568322  
1983584305  
1984578316  
1985557352  
1986538379  
1987520396  
1988543401  
1989546414  
1990524454  
1991478508  
1992469524  
1993432580  
1994433579  
1995400652  
1996400656  
1997412634  
1998376750  
1999372768  
2000354862  
2001327944  
20023061,012  
20032941,036  
20042851,141  
Totals:  248,364 281

During the last 125 years, parents have used Clara as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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