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Clarence

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How popular is the baby name Clarence in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 737 7 730 #21 boy name
1881 668 0 668 #20 boy name
1882 837 0 837 #20 boy name
1883 837 0 837 #18 boy name
1884 894 5 889 #18 boy name
1885 906 0 906 #17 boy name
1886 995 0 995 #17 boy name
1887 897 5 892 #17 boy name
1888 1,022 0 1,022 #17 boy name
1889 984 0 984 #17 boy name
1890 1,018 0 1,018 #17 boy name
1891 1,007 0 1,007 #17 boy name
1892 1,281 5 1,276 #17 boy name
1893 1,175 6 1,169 #17 boy name
1894 1,193 8 1,185 #17 boy name
1895 1,339 14 1,325 #17 boy name
1896 1,254 0 1,254 #17 boy name
1897 1,201 0 1,201 #17 boy name
1898 1,332 6 1,326 #17 boy name
1899 1,148 9 1,139 #17 boy name
1900 1,494 11 1,483 #18 boy name
1901 1,208 12 1,196 #17 boy name
1902 1,292 0 1,292 #17 boy name
1903 1,267 6 1,261 #17 boy name
1904 1,319 9 1,310 #17 boy name
1905 1,385 8 1,377 #17 boy name
1906 1,333 14 1,319 #18 boy name
1907 1,400 11 1,389 #18 boy name
1908 1,435 7 1,428 #19 boy name
1909 1,518 0 1,518 #19 boy name
1910 1,721 15 1,706 #20 boy name
1911 1,789 15 1,774 #23 boy name
1912 3,605 15 3,590 #21 boy name
1913 4,068 22 4,046 #21 boy name
1914 4,939 30 4,909 #22 boy name
1915 6,293 26 6,267 #24 boy name
1916 6,331 27 6,304 #24 boy name
1917 6,622 36 6,586 #25 boy name
1918 7,228 40 7,188 #23 boy name
1919 6,871 46 6,825 #25 boy name
1920 7,268 44 7,224 #26 boy name
1921 7,367 35 7,332 #28 boy name
1922 6,898 36 6,862 #29 boy name
1923 6,838 35 6,803 #29 boy name
1924 6,941 45 6,896 #29 boy name
1925 6,709 43 6,666 #30 boy name
1926 6,575 38 6,537 #29 boy name
1927 6,500 38 6,462 #31 boy name
1928 6,116 48 6,068 #35 boy name
1929 5,770 43 5,727 #37 boy name
1930 5,537 46 5,491 #39 boy name
1931 5,109 45 5,064 #39 boy name
1932 4,930 37 4,893 #40 boy name
1933 4,304 26 4,278 #43 boy name
1934 4,238 26 4,212 #45 boy name
1935 4,096 18 4,078 #48 boy name
1936 3,789 19 3,770 #52 boy name
1937 3,777 21 3,756 #54 boy name
1938 3,661 26 3,635 #58 boy name
1939 3,499 18 3,481 #60 boy name
1940 3,506 22 3,484 #64 boy name
1941 3,694 23 3,671 #62 boy name
1942 3,756 19 3,737 #67 boy name
1943 3,871 17 3,854 #68 boy name
1944 3,601 22 3,579 #74 boy name
1945 3,212 23 3,189 #82 boy name
1946 3,588 21 3,567 #89 boy name
1947 3,939 18 3,921 #87 boy name
1948 3,810 17 3,793 #87 boy name
1949 3,416 23 3,393 #94 boy name
1950 3,361 17 3,344 #95 boy name
1951 3,246 24 3,222 #98 boy name
1952 3,180 17 3,163
1953 3,096 19 3,077
1954 3,194 17 3,177
1955 3,027 17 3,010
1956 2,968 18 2,950
1957 2,643 14 2,629
1958 2,537 19 2,518
1959 2,397 20 2,377
1960 2,217 16 2,201
1961 2,201 11 2,190
1962 1,969 20 1,949
1963 1,972 12 1,960
1964 1,795 21 1,774
1965 1,816 14 1,802
1966 1,555 23 1,532
1967 1,391 13 1,378
1968 1,398 18 1,380
1969 1,352 13 1,339
1970 1,401 17 1,384
1971 1,389 17 1,372
1972 1,226 10 1,216
1973 1,111 11 1,100
1974 1,019 13 1,006
1975 922 10 912
1976 970 17 953
1977 897 11 886
1978 949 14 935
1979 917 5 912
1980 869 9 860
1981 846 0 846
1982 854 12 842
1983 803 8 795
1984 741 9 732
1985 686 10 676
1986 698 5 693
1987 643 12 631
1988 662 9 653
1989 635 0 635
1990 623 5 618
1991 591 0 591
1992 522 5 517
1993 498 0 498
1994 482 0 482
1995 425 0 425
1996 376 0 376
1997 360 0 360
1998 349 0 349
1999 317 0 317
2000 309 0 309
2001 301 0 301
2002 262 0 262
2003 259 0 259
2004 250 0 250
2005 296 0 296
2006 249 0 249
2007 248 0 248
2008 218 0 218
2009 192 0 192
2010 199 0 199
2011 191 0 191
2012 191 0 191
2013 175 0 175
2014 196 0 196
2015 180 0 180

Want to know about the popularity of the Clarence baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 303,970 babies born with the name Clarence in the United States. That's more than enough Clarences to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 737 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Clarence" was in 1921 with a total of 7,332 babies. (That's a lot of baby Clarences)

According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Clarence" ranks #58 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 73 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1932. Across the entire United States a total of 4,930 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Clarence

The name "Clarence" is of English origin, and it means "British title". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Clarence Clemons

Clarence Clemons is a musician, actor, and athlete specializing in rock and R&B music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1961 to 2011. Clarence was born in 1942 as Clarence Anicholas Clemons, Jr. in Norfolk County, Virginia (later Chesapeake).

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Lee Van Cleef

Lee Van Cleef is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1952 to 1989. Lee was born in 1925 as Clarence LeRoy Van Cleef, Jr. in Somerville, New Jersey, U.S.

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Clancy Brown

Clancy Brown is an actor and voice actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Clancy was born in 1959 as Clarence J. Brown III in Urbana, Ohio, U.S.

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Clarence Seedorf

Clarence Seedorf is a football biography. Clarence was born in 1976 in Paramaribo, Suriname.

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Linden Ashby

Linden Ashby is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Linden was born in 1960 as Clarence Linden Garnett Ashby III in Atlantic Beach, Florida, U.S.

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Clarence Williams III

Clarence Williams III is an actor. Clarence was born in 1939 in New York, New York.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Clarence

Clarence Carter
Clarence Goode
Clarence House
Clarence Thomas
Clarence Tong
Clarence Darrow
Clarence Cartoon

Alternative Meanings

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for nice, need I say more?

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

Your name in reverse order is "Ecneralc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Crcleaen". 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 Clarence born Sep 20, 1931

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1800. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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