Clara Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, and northern Italian (Piedmont): variant of Claro. Dutch: metronymic from the female personal name Clara (see Clare).

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


Similar surnames: Claro, Clare, Flora, Caro, Cara, Clary, Lara, Clar, Fara, Lana

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Clara Family Origin

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Clara Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Clara occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Clara's were Servants.

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Clara Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Clara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Clara in 1962 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clara

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