Clare is a female given name and is of French origin. It means bright, clear. Pronounced as klair, the name is currently in the top 500 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 2021. Variations of Clare include Clair, Claire.
Clair traditionally is a male's name, especially when the "e" is omitted, but Clare and Claire are usually females' .
Clare is a girl's name.