View Poll Results: How do you pronounce Clara?

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  • CLAIRE-uh (rhymes with Sarah)

    53 58.89%
  • CLAR-uh (like star with an a)

    35 38.89%
  • Other

    2 2.22%
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  1. #6
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    I'm from the UK and now Australia, and I've only heard it Clar-uh just like in Dr Who. I only heard it pronounced Claire-Uh on the youtube series The Guild.

  2. #8
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    I'm from the southern US and say Claire-uh.
    ~Cathryn Elizabeth~

    Stay at home mommy to Benton Grover and Arwen Elizabeth.
    Will be starting TTC baby #3 in July! At the top of the list for the new wee one are Thompson Bauer and Sylvan Nephele.

  3. #10
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    Jul 2012
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    Canada, and I say clah-rah (I voted for clar-ah, almost the same as clah-rah to me).
    ~Love names, literature, royals and horses~ <3

    Favourite names:
    Girls: Azalea, Cordelia, Elizabeth, Rosalind, Scarlett, Portia, Felicity, Juliet
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  4. #12
    I say CLAIRE-uh (I'm from the United States) and my boyfriend says CLAR-ah (he's from Australia)

  5. #14
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    Mar 2011
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    CLAR-rah! I'm British.

    But I guess in an American accent claire-ah sounds more comfortable.
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    olivia, seventeen, film student. owner to fluffy black cat Shura!
    (dreaming of a deerhound named Sholto)

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