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Gender: Male Meaning of Cleary: "scholar" Origin of Cleary: Irish

The name Cleary is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "scholar". Cleary and is often added to user-created lists like Interesting but NMS and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin of the opposite gender?".

From the experts:

Irish surname with several unpleasant rhymes -- teary, weary, leery.

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Famous People Named Cleary

Beverly Cleary, American children's novelist

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