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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Clark, William Clarknoun

    United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)

  2. Clark, Mark Clark, Mark Wayne Clarknoun

    United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)

  3. Clark, Kenneth Clark, Kenneth Bancroft Clarknoun

    United States psychologist (born in Panama) whose research persuaded the Supreme Court that segregated schools were discriminatory (1914-2005)

  4. Clark, Joe Clark, Charles Joseph Clarknoun

    Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1939-)


  1. Clark

    Clark is an English language surname, ultimately derived from the Latin with historical links to England, Scotland, and Ireland clericus meaning "scribe", "secretary" or a scholar within a religious order, referring to someone who was educated. Clark evolved from "clerk". First records of the name are found in 12th-century England. The name has many variants.Clark is the twenty-seventh most common surname in the United Kingdom, including placing fourteenth in Scotland. Clark is also an occasional given name, as in the case of Clark Gable. According to the 1990 United States Census, Clark was the twenty-first most frequently encountered surname, accounting for 0.23% of the population.


  1. CLARK

    CLARK stands for Collaborative Learning, Assessment, and Resource Network. It is a platform developed by Stanford University that facilitates collaborative learning and knowledge sharing among teachers. CLARK provides teachers with resources, tools, and a supportive network to enhance their professional development and improve their instructional practices. It allows teachers to connect with one another, share ideas, access a wide range of teaching materials, and collaborate on projects to promote effective teaching and learning outcomes.


  1. Clark

    Clark is a township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 14,756 reflecting an increase of 159 from the 14,597 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 32 from the 14,629 counted in the 1990 Census.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. CLARK

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Clark is ranked #27 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Clark surname appeared 562,679 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 191 would have the surname Clark.

    74.6% or 420,040 total occurrences were White.
    19% or 107,022 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 14,517 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 12,323 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 5,683 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 3,038 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clark in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of clark in a Sentence

  1. David Gellatly:

    Additionally, Clark County Republicans will do everything in Clark County Republicans power as the largest Republican Women's organization in Washington State to recruit and elect a conservative candidate who will represent Clark County Republicans values. this was probably the one single vote that Herrera Beutler could make that basically would almost eliminate her chances of making her way through the primary.

  2. Gil Garcetti:

    Marcia Clark The lead prosecutor is a very good lawyer, but one of the things with Marcia Clark The lead prosecutor was that Marcia Clark The lead prosecutor did n’t heed the advice of our trial consultant who told Marcia Clark The lead prosecutor not to pick African-American women — particularly black mothers — for that jury, marcia Clark The lead prosecutor did n’t listen and once Marcia Clark The lead prosecutor did that, there was no chance that we ’d get a guilty verdict, although I still thought we ’d get two or three jurors to hold out for a hung jury.

  3. Mickey Rooney:

    Clark Gable once said to me, 'Acting school?' [If you go,] I'll kill ya!

  4. Bennie Thompson:

    Jeffrey Clark has a very short time to reconsider and cooperate fully, we need the information that Jeffrey Clark is withholding and we are willing to take strong measures to hold Jeffrey Clark accountable to meet Jeffrey Clark obligation.

  5. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    Get a good night's sleep and don't bug anybody without asking me. (To re-election campaign manager Clark MacGregor)

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