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2k
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110
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Klara

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  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Klara means ""Illustrious"" and is of Hungarian origin.
  • A user from Missouri, United States says the name Klara is of German origin and means "Clear".

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Notable Persons Named Klara

Klara was given the name Klara Pölzl by her parent Johanna Hiedler on August 12th, 1860 in Weitra. She breathed her last breath on December 21st, 1907.

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Irene Miracle is an actress, director, and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1975. Irene was given the name Klara Irene Miracle on August 20th, 1954 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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Klára Koukalová is a tennis player. Klára was born on February 24th, 1982 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

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Klara Issova is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1994. Klara was born on April 26th, 1979 in Prague, Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic.

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Klara was born on October 15th, 1987 in Höllviken, Sweden.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 5 5 0
1912 7 7 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 9 9 0
1916 8 8 0
1917 9 9 0
1919 10 10 0
1920 7 7 0
1921 10 10 0
1922 6 6 0
1923 8 8 0
1924 9 9 0
1925 7 7 0
1926 5 5 0
1927 5 5 0
1928 7 7 0
1931 8 8 0
1932 5 5 0
1933 5 5 0
1935 6 6 0
1947 5 5 0
1948 8 8 0
1949 7 7 0
1952 5 5 0
1954 6 6 0
1960 5 5 0
1963 6 6 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 6 6 0
1969 6 6 0
1973 7 7 0
1974 7 7 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 5 5 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 7 7 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 15 15 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 18 18 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 19 19 0
1991 24 24 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 21 21 0
1994 24 24 0
1995 25 25 0
1996 24 24 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 35 35 0
1999 35 35 0
2000 44 44 0
2001 47 47 0
2002 54 54 0
2003 59 59 0
2004 63 63 0
2005 69 69 0
2006 67 67 0
2007 80 80 0
2008 88 88 0
2009 76 76 0
2010 96 96 0
2011 103 103 0
2012 99 99 0
2013 115 115 0
2014 112 112 0
2015 113 113 0
2016 127 127 0
2017 113 113 0

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Popularity of Klara as a first name

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Popularity of Klara as a last name

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Common last names for Klara

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Klara U.S.
  White 97.27% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Klara

People with the last name Klara are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Klara

  • How Popular is the name Klara? Klara is the 6,543rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Klara was the 149,395th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Klara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,113 babies born with the first name Klara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Klara to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Klara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Klara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Klara is Tuesday, June 7th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Klara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Klara was in 2016 with a total of 127 babies.
  • Random Klara Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Klara is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Klara: Your name in reverse order is Aralk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kaalr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Klara? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 110 people with the last name Klara.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Klara? Klara is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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