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Boy Name: Clarke

Name: Clarke
Pronunciation: \c-lar-ke, cl(a)-rke\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: cleric, clerk
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Clerk, Clerc
Similar Names: Clare, Claro, Claire, Clayre, Clarey, Clarrie, Claron, Claran
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 482


Clarke \c-lar-ke, cl(a)-rke\ as a boy's name is a variant of Clark (Latin), and the meaning of Clarke is "cleric, clerk".

The baby name Clarke sounds like Clerk and Clerc. Other similar baby names are Clare, Claro, Claire, Clayre, Clarey, Clarrie, Claron and Claran.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Clarke.


Clarke is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#482 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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