Clarence

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Derived from the title of the Duke of Clarence (Latin Dux Clarentiae), a family name inspired by the name of the Celtic river Clare (= 'bright stream') [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Clarence
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Klarens
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Clarence
Genitive: Clarences
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Clarence
Genitive: Clarencen
Partitive: Clarencea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Clarence
Genitive: Clarences
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Clarence
Genitive: Clarences

Further Information

Namesakes

  • Clarence Öfwerman (born 22 November 1957), producer of Roxette

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
203 800 4 14 199 786
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
50 0 0
n.a.
50
Norway Norway[7]
15
n.a.
0
n.a.
15
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
5 6
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
7
n.a.
1
n.a.
6
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Clarence.


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/