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TypeSurname (from occupation)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.KLAHRK
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Meaning & History

Means "cleric" or "scribe", from Old English clerec meaning "priest", ultimately from Latin clericus. A famous bearer was William Clark (1770-1838), an explorer of the west of North America.

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Entry updated January 10, 2017