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Claire Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Clare. French: from the female personal name Claire (feminine form of Clair), which was popularized through the fame of St. Clare of Assisi (see Chiara).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Clare, Clair, Laine, Clary, Blaise, Hilaire, Caine, Clore, Cleere

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Claire Family Origin

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Claire Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    33%
  • Dress Maker

    17%
  • Railway Official

    17%
  • Servant

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Claire family was Servant. Cultivateur, Dress Maker and Railway Official were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claire. The most common Claire occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 33% of Claire's were Cultivateurs.

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Claire Historical Records

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Claire Life Expectancy

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Famous Claire Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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