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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Clarance

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Alt. Meaning

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

L is for luster, your shine.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

R is for rich, in the love from others

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

N is for nifty, how neat!

C is for creative, ideas aplenty

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

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Notable Persons Named Clarance

Clarance Holt was an actor-manager. His most notable accomplishments were from 1846 to 1893. Clarance was given the name Joseph Frederick Holt on January 9th, 1826 in Marylebone, London, England. He passed away on September 27th, 1903.

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Clarance Washington is an athlete for the Muscat FC (Liberia).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Clarance

Bilal was born on September 5th, 1979.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 0 8
1881 5 0 5
1882 20 0 20
1883 16 0 16
1884 19 0 19
1885 5 0 5
1886 7 0 7
1887 8 0 8
1888 12 0 12
1889 7 0 7
1890 8 0 8
1891 11 0 11
1892 14 0 14
1893 10 0 10
1894 9 0 9
1895 9 0 9
1896 18 0 18
1897 20 0 20
1898 15 0 15
1899 9 0 9
1900 30 0 30
1901 17 0 17
1902 10 0 10
1903 22 0 22
1904 22 0 22
1905 17 0 17
1906 16 0 16
1907 19 0 19
1908 23 0 23
1909 20 0 20
1910 20 0 20
1911 24 0 24
1912 37 0 37
1913 45 0 45
1914 54 0 54
1915 65 0 65
1916 92 0 92
1917 76 0 76
1918 86 0 86
1919 99 0 99
1920 76 0 76
1921 95 0 95
1922 101 0 101
1923 79 0 79
1924 92 0 92
1925 104 0 104
1926 110 0 110
1927 87 0 87
1928 96 0 96
1929 88 0 88
1930 104 0 104
1931 74 0 74
1932 72 0 72
1933 72 0 72
1934 91 0 91
1935 67 0 67
1936 62 0 62
1937 69 0 69
1938 75 0 75
1939 77 0 77
1940 64 0 64
1941 63 0 63
1942 47 0 47
1943 53 0 53
1944 54 0 54
1945 51 0 51
1946 58 0 58
1947 51 0 51
1948 47 0 47
1949 53 0 53
1950 51 0 51
1951 38 0 38
1952 49 0 49
1953 32 0 32
1954 36 0 36
1955 30 0 30
1956 36 0 36
1957 33 0 33
1958 36 0 36
1959 30 0 30
1960 37 0 37
1961 27 0 27
1962 29 0 29
1963 29 0 29
1964 17 0 17
1965 19 0 19
1966 23 0 23
1967 13 0 13
1968 15 0 15
1969 16 0 16
1970 19 0 19
1971 16 0 16
1972 13 0 13
1973 8 0 8
1974 6 0 6
1975 9 0 9
1976 14 0 14
1977 10 0 10
1978 7 0 7
1979 9 0 9
1980 9 0 9
1981 7 0 7
1982 7 0 7
1983 11 0 11
1984 6 0 6
1985 7 0 7
1986 9 0 9
1987 9 0 9
1988 7 0 7
1991 5 0 5
1992 6 0 6
1993 8 0 8
1994 5 0 5
1997 7 0 7
2003 5 0 5
2009 7 0 7

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Popularity of Clarance as a first name

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Common last names for Clarance

  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Jones
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Fun Facts about the name Clarance

  • How Popular is the name Clarance? Clarance is the 4,233rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Clarance have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,078 babies born with the first name Clarance in the United States. That's more than enough people named Clarance to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Clarance? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Clarance first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Clarance is Monday, September 15th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Clarance born? The highest recorded use of the first name Clarance was in 1926 with a total of 110 babies.
  • Random Clarance Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Clarance is not a popular baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Clarance: Your name in reverse order is Ecnaralc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eclaanrc. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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