Clark
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
KLAHRK
Meaning
A member of religious order
More info about the name "Clark"

Clark is derived from the Old English term “clerk”, used to describe any member of a religious order. Since members of the minor orders could marry, it became a surname for the families involved.

Popularity of the Name Clark
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Famous Clarks

Clark Gable - actor
Clark Gaines - football player
Clark Harris - football player
Clark Johnson - actor

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