Origin : English

scribe, secretary, cleric, scholar, clerk

The name Clark is a boy's name of English origin meaning "scribe, secretary, cleric, scholar, clerk". Clark seemed to have been Gone with the Wind, but parents looking for a short, strong boy's name are now beginning to appreciate its cool combination of Gable charm with Superman power. Clark has been steadily on the popularity list—it was Number 176 in 1881 and well used in the 1940s and 50s, and is now on another upswing. Long-term Hollywood heartthrob Clark Gable was born William Clark—his middle name was the maiden name of his maternal grandmother.

Popularity of name Clark over time

There are 45659 people in the U.S. with the first name Clark, this name was mostly popular in 1961 with popularity 878 .

Clark is used for both genders.

99.54 percent of people with the first name Clark are man

0.46 percent of people with the first name Clark are woman

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Most Famous People Named Clark

intern on American TV show "Bones"
patriarch of the Griswold family in the "National Lampoon's Vacation" movies
American football player
American female model
son of actor Jason Marsden
from the TV series "Ed"
character on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
Canadian ice hockey Hall of Famer
American football player
American actor
American explorer
American actor
character from the film "The Goonies
character in "The Thing" series
a character on MTV's "Scream"
character in the novel "Station Eleven"
the mild-mannered reporter disguise of Superman

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