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

The name Cleary is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "cleric". Cleary and is often added to lists like Occupational Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

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This Irish surname-name certainly feels brighter and fresher than the English equivalent, Clark.

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Famous People Named Cleary

Beverly Cleary, American children's novelist

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