Claire

Female

Meaning

Illustrious, Enlightened

Origin

French

Pronunciation

/kleəɹ/

Traits associated with the name Claire:

Dogs named Claire tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Claire?

Naming your dog Claire suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and commitment, as Claire is a name that is often associated with strong, loyal characters.

Is Claire a good dog name?

Claire is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Claire isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Claire is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Claire was, in the past month, the 332nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Claire is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Claire was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Claire's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Claire is most adored in Utah, Arkansas and Tennessee.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oklahoma, Montana and Michigan.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Claire.

Most popular breeds named Claire:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Maltese
  4. Dachshund
  5. Australian Shepherd

Claire is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes elegance and sweetness, reminiscent of beloved TV character Clair Huxtable.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Harkens back to Victorian times, popular among canine aristocracy!

Dog names like Claire:

Daphnis and chloe, is an ancient greek novel
A movie about an astronomer becomes obsessed with searching for life beyond earth.
Heart, Maiden
Free
Of Unknown Meaning
Bea
Happy
Claire dog name meaning

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