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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun É`clair"
A kind of frosted cake, containing flavored cream.

Etymology: F

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Oblong cream puff

From French éclair

  1. An oblong chocolate-covered creme-filled pastry, usually larger than a French éclair.

Notable Persons Named Eclair

Éclair is an animanga character.


Eclair Fifi is an electronica, hip hop music, techno, and underground music musician. She plays Phonograph and Sampler (musical instrument). Eclair was given the name Clair Stirling in Edinburgh.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Eclair

Jenny Eclair is a comedian. Jenny was given the name Jenny Clare Hargreaves on March 16th, 1960 in Kuala Lumpur, Federation of Malaya.


Éclair is an animanga character.


Fun Facts about the name Eclair

  • When was the first name Eclair first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Eclair is Sunday, May 5th, 1912.
  • How unique is the name Eclair? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Eclair. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Eclair: Your name in reverse order is Rialce. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erilac. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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