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16k
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since 1880

Clair

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 17 5 12
1881 9 0 9
1882 15 0 15
1883 15 0 15
1884 13 0 13
1885 14 0 14
1886 20 0 20
1887 12 0 12
1888 26 0 26
1889 25 5 20
1890 20 0 20
1891 39 7 32
1892 33 5 28
1893 25 0 25
1894 32 0 32
1895 38 7 31
1896 43 10 33
1897 33 6 27
1898 44 7 37
1899 45 15 30
1900 50 11 39
1901 28 7 21
1902 45 8 37
1903 42 9 33
1904 51 9 42
1905 56 13 43
1906 47 7 40
1907 61 11 50
1908 61 8 53
1909 48 9 39
1910 43 8 35
1911 85 15 70
1912 153 17 136
1913 203 12 191
1914 237 33 204
1915 323 26 297
1916 334 33 301
1917 346 32 314
1918 366 41 325
1919 368 29 339
1920 379 40 339
1921 357 36 321
1922 354 34 320
1923 405 49 356
1924 349 22 327
1925 344 34 310
1926 373 35 338
1927 325 38 287
1928 334 48 286
1929 319 34 285
1930 365 51 314
1931 285 31 254
1932 270 32 238
1933 275 27 248
1934 268 30 238
1935 239 22 217
1936 246 19 227
1937 229 31 198
1938 201 24 177
1939 231 23 208
1940 205 30 175
1941 194 29 165
1942 206 26 180
1943 186 21 165
1944 203 44 159
1945 161 29 132
1946 178 35 143
1947 195 37 158
1948 185 37 148
1949 149 33 116
1950 157 44 113
1951 175 39 136
1952 171 40 131
1953 167 42 125
1954 146 41 105
1955 135 36 99
1956 144 29 115
1957 103 23 80
1958 124 40 84
1959 114 42 72
1960 100 33 67
1961 118 43 75
1962 97 34 63
1963 99 30 69
1964 78 26 52
1965 72 15 57
1966 63 22 41
1967 61 28 33
1968 39 14 25
1969 50 18 32
1970 45 18 27
1971 33 11 22
1972 40 12 28
1973 39 16 23
1974 44 20 24
1975 42 28 14
1976 45 26 19
1977 35 22 13
1978 44 28 16
1979 38 24 14
1980 44 22 22
1981 43 31 12
1982 49 41 8
1983 50 32 18
1984 51 41 10
1985 65 54 11
1986 72 54 18
1987 42 42 0
1988 76 65 11
1989 49 49 0
1990 56 49 7
1991 66 66 0
1992 66 59 7
1993 45 40 5
1994 50 50 0
1995 68 61 7
1996 67 57 10
1997 62 56 6
1998 48 48 0
1999 49 49 0
2000 50 50 0
2001 53 46 7
2002 58 53 5
2003 49 49 0
2004 41 41 0
2005 48 48 0
2006 47 47 0
2007 62 62 0
2008 64 64 0
2009 56 56 0
2010 43 43 0
2011 56 51 5
2012 56 56 0
2013 45 45 0
2014 57 57 0
2015 48 48 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Clair baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,044 babies born with the name Clair in the United States. That's more than enough Clairs to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 17 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Clair" was in 1923 with a total of 356 babies.

According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Clair" ranks #84 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 15 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1934. Across the entire United States a total of 268 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Clair" mean? The list below shows the origins of Clair as well as things modernly associated with the name Clair such as celebrities named Clair.

Origin and Meaning of Clair

The name "Clair" is of French origin, and it means "Bright". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Clair

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Clair Huxtable
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Clair Pruett

Alternative Meanings

C is for confident, no doubts here!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

A is for able, for you surely are.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Your name in reverse order is "Rialc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Acril". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Clair born Jan 31, 2016

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Japan approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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