Clark Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Clark:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English clerec, clerc (clerk). It originated as an occ-upational name for a clergyman cleric or a man in a religious order. Var: Clarke.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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English origin, meaning has to do with a Cleric.
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Clark Ashton Smith, pulp fiction writer and poet, painter, and sculptor
Clark Gable, actor
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Clark Brandon, '80s teen idol
Clark Kellog (Basketball player in 1980s)
William Clark, explorer of Lewis & Clark fame
the painter Clark Cortez
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Clark in "BenchWarmers" (Played by Jon Heder)