Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Bright
Main Origin Language: French
(Or View Claire Boy)

In 2017 the name Claire...

• was given to 4,683 baby girls
• was the 49th most popular name for baby girls
• was 1% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Idaho, Utah, and Alaska
• was least popular in Hawaii, Mississippi, and Alabama
• was about as popular as Violet and Bella
Babies Named Claire Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Claire...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2016
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1972
• is 386% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 96% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Maddison, Olivia, Jordyn, Maximilian, Pierce, Mohamed
• has the most opposite popularity history to Tana, Antoinette, Rochelle, Michael, Phillip, Terrence
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Claire Per State
View Geographic History for Claire

Geographically the name Claire...

• 3% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Hazel, Lucy, Everly, Lincoln, Oliver, Henry
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Amiyah, Arielle, Sarai, Shawn, King, Caiden
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Claire by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Claire are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Claire will be the only kid named Claire in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Claire compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Claire rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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