Clark Name Meaning & Origin

Clark

Pronunciation: KLAHRK (key)

Origin of the name Clark:

Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English clerec, clerc (clerk). It originated as an occ-upational name for a clergyman cleric or a man in a religious order. Var: Clarke.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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English origin, meaning has to do with a Cleric.

Famous real-life people named Clark

Clark Ashton Smith, pulp fiction writer and poet, painter, and sculptor
Clark Gable, actor
Clark Beckham, singer (American Idol Season 14 Runner-up)
Clark Brandon, '80s teen idol
Clark Kellog (Basketball player in 1980s)
William Clark, explorer of Lewis & Clark fame
the painter Clark Cortez

Clark in song, story & screen

Clark Kent is Superman
Clark W. Griswald (Chevy Chase in National Lampoon's Vacation)
Clark Davis- Love Comes Softly
Clark in "BenchWarmers" (Played by Jon Heder)

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