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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. də KLER(English)
də KLERH(Anglo-Norman)
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Meaning & History

From the town of Clare in Suffolk, which was the centre-point of lands given to Richard fitz Gilbert after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. His descendants were called de Clare, meaning "of Clare".
Added 4/18/2022 by portanbeag