Last name: CLEAR

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CLEAR : This last name is indexed 19,293 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CLEAR : 1: English (southeastern England of Norman origin): from Clere the French popular form of the personal name Clare 2 and possibly interchangeable with it or confused with it.2: English (southeastern): probably a habitational name from clere a component of several placenames in north Hampshire (Highclere Burghclere Kingsclere). This is probably from a Celtic stream name meaning ‘bright’ (cognate with Latin clarus ‘clear bright’).3: Americanized form (translation into English) of German Klar 1.

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