The name Clark is a boy's name of English origin meaning "scribe, secretary, cleric, scholar, clerk". Clark is ranked #377 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Popular English Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Add On Generation CAF".
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Clark seemed to have been Gone with the Wind, but parents looking for a short, strong boy's name are now beginning to appreciate its cool combination of Gable charm with Superman power.
Clark has been steadily on the popularity list—it was Number 176 in 1881 and well used in the 1940s and 50s, and is now on another upswing.
Long-term Hollywood heartthrob Clark Gable was born William Clark—his middle name was the maiden name of his maternal grandmother.
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