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Boy Name: Clair

Name: Clair
Pronunciation: \c-lair\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Clair's also a girl name)
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Clayre, Clarey, Clarrie, Cleary, Collier, Colier, Kylar
Variant forms: Claire, Clare, Claro
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 754
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7493


Clair \c-lair\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Clair). Masculine form of Claire (Latin) "bright".

Clair has 3 variant forms: Claire, Clare and Claro.

Baby names that sound like Clair are Clayre, Clarey, Clarrie, Cleary, Collier, Colier and Kylar.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Clair.


Clair is a somewhat popular first name for men (#754 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7493 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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