Meaning of Clark

Clark

Pronunciation: (klärk), [key]
— n.
  1. 1804–87, and his son1832–97, U.S. astronomers and telescope-lens manufacturers.
  2. (James Beauchamp), 1850–1921, U.S. political leader: Speaker of the House 1911–19.
  3. (Joe), born 1939, Canadian political leader: prime minister 1979–80.
  4. 1752–1818, U.S. soldier.
  5. 1847–1938, U.S. economist and educator.
  6. born 1914, U.S. psychologist and educator, born in the Panama Canal Zone.
  7. 1896–1984, U.S. general.
  8. (Tom), 1899–1977, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1949–67.
  9. 1909–71, U.S. author.
  10. 1770–1838, U.S. soldier and explorer (brother of George R. Clark): on expedition with Meriwether Lewis 1804–06.
  11. a male given name: a surname, ultimately derived from clerk.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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