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Gender: M Origin of Clay: English word name; diminutive of Clayton Meaning of Clayton: English, "place with good clay" Clay's Popularity in 2013: #722

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Clay is a rich, earthy one-syllable name with a southern-inflected handsome-rogue image, featured on soap operas and reality TV, whose numbers have dropped over the past few years, but could make a comeback. Its longer forms are Clayton and Clayborne.

There have been TV characters called Clay on "The Wire" and "Sons of Anarchy," and the name's most prominent recent bearers are American Idol Clay (born Clayton) Aiken and Green Bay Packer linebacker Clay (born William Clay) Matthews.

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Famous People Named Clay

Clay Aiken- American singer, American Idol, and TV personality
Clay Matthews, American NFL football player
Clay Greenbush, American actor

Pop Culture References for the Name Clay

Clayton "Clay" Evans- character from One Tree Hill
Clay Jensen, main character in "13 Reasons Why" by Jay Asher
Clay - main character in Bret Easton Ellis' novel Less Than Zero
Clay Clemmens, character from TV show "The New Normal"
Clay, Gym Leader in Pokemon
Clay, character in the anime Soul Eater Not!
Clay Terran, character from video game series 'Ace Attorney'

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