Claris

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Claris mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Claris

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     Greek
50%
     English
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User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Zimbabwe says the name Claris means "Light" and is of Greek origin.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1899 5 5 0
1900 6 6 0
1901 5 5 0
1902 7 7 0
1904 5 5 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 5 5 0
1908 8 8 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 7 7 0
1912 9 9 0
1913 10 10 0
1914 17 17 0
1915 30 30 0
1916 23 23 0
1917 28 23 5
1918 45 38 7
1919 39 34 5
1920 35 27 8
1921 39 31 8
1922 41 35 6
1923 32 25 7
1924 33 27 6
1925 32 32 0
1926 35 30 5
1927 34 34 0
1928 37 28 9
1929 28 28 0
1930 38 32 6
1931 17 17 0
1932 27 27 0
1933 34 34 0
1934 20 20 0
1935 28 28 0
1936 12 12 0
1937 17 17 0
1938 22 22 0
1939 19 19 0
1940 25 20 5
1941 16 16 0
1942 9 9 0
1943 22 22 0
1944 19 19 0
1945 11 11 0
1946 9 9 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 11 11 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 6 6 0
1954 7 7 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 7 7 0
2004 6 6 0
2006 5 5 0
2008 6 6 0
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International Interest for Claris

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Philippines
China
Australia
Nigeria
Zimbabwe

Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Claris as a first name

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Popularity of Claris as a last name

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Common last names for Claris

  • Smith
  • Scott
  • Williams

Fun Facts about the name Claris

  • How Popular is the name Claris? Claris is the 10,241st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Claris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,050 babies born with the first name Claris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Claris to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Claris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1899 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Claris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Claris is Wednesday, November 15th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Claris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Claris was in 1918 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Claris Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Claris is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Claris: Your name in reverse order is Siralc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sclair. How do you pronounce that?

What Clariss Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Claris born Jul 21, 1989

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 Philippines approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

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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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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