Claira

Claira - A very unique female name



  Nov 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Claira, meaning bright, clear, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1991 on position #4263. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Claira and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Claira? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Claira. The baby girl name Claira was given to 49 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2025 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 28,842 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Claira peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 1643.



Famous with this name

Claira Watson Parr
Claira Nicole Titman


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Claira is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Claira is currently topping the baby name charts in Washington at position #705 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,362.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Claira is where you live.


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Claira origin and meaning

Claira is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means bright, clear. To see famous people named Claira, pop culture references for the name Claira and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Claira

We've found the following names that sound similar to Claira, sorted by popularity.

Clara / Claire / Clare / Clair / Cleora / Clora / Chyler / Clarie / Clary /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122025
20111643
20101777
20092390
20082480
20073281
20063150
20043446
20033909
20014637
19914263

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Washington705
Missouri838
Oklahoma864
Ohio934
Minnesota972
Arizona992
California2362

Even more about Claira


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Claira a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Claira?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Claira
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 28,842
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1991
2012 births +49

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