Clarice Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Clarice:
Elaboration of Clara, a name derived from the Latin clārus (bright, clear, famous).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Pronounced kla-REES or KLA-riss
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I grew up with a girl named Clarice. She was fairly secretive about her true name though. Almost everyone she knew thought her given name was Clare.
- Nicknames for Clarice
Reese (spelled Rice), Claire, Clara, Cris
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- Clarice in song, story & screen
Clarice Bean Friday - Title Character of the Series by Lauren Child
Clarice Starling, detective lead character in the novel and film, "Silence of the Lambs", played by Jodie Foster in the film.
Clarice Groan, twin sister of Cora Groan, in Mervyn Peake's masterpiece trilogy: Titus Groan, Gormenghast, and Titus Alone.
Queen Clarice, character in the "Princess Diaries" book series
Clarice Ferguson, Blink from X-Force comics
Clarise, babysitter to Jonah Baldwin in "Sleepless in Seattle," 1993
Clarice, the girl reindeer in "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," film, 1964