Clara

Female

Meaning

A movie about an astronomer becomes obsessed with searching for life beyond earth.

Origin

German

Pronunciation

/ˈklɛərə/

Traits associated with the name Clara:

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

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

Naming your dog Clara suggests that you have a fondness for classic, timeless names. It may also suggest that you are a fan of the arts, as Clara is a popular name in classical music.

Is Clara a good dog name?

Clara has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Clara 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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Naming your dog Clara is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Clara was, in the past month, the 1198th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Clara 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, Clara was viewed 0 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Clara is most adored in Wyoming, Oklahoma and North Dakota.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in District of Columbia, Colorado and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Clara:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chow Chow
  3. Poodle
  4. American Pitbull Terrier
  5. Labrador Retriever

Clara is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

Popular due to character in British TV show "Doctor Who".

nerdy dog names
nerdy

Draws inspiration from Clara Oswald, Doctor Who's intelligent companion.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes sweetness, referencing Nutcracker's charming heroine and bell-like clarity.

german dog names
german

Derived from Latin, popular in Germany, means "bright" or "clear".

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Hails from 19th century literature, evoking Victorian-era charm and elegance.

Dog names like Clara:

Free
Tri-color or calico
Daphnis and chloe, is an ancient greek novel
Heart, Maiden
Noble
Ida
Hardworking
Clara dog name meaning

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