[ 1 syll. clai(r), cl-a-ir ] The baby girl name Clair is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced KLEHR- †. Clair's origin is Latin, and its use, English. Clair is an English spelling variant of the English and French Claire and a form of the English Clare.
See also the related form, the name Marie Clair.
Clair is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Within the family of girl names directly related to Clair, Claire was the most regularly used in 2018. Clair has in the last century been mainly given to boys.
† Pronunciation for Clair: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"