Meaning and Origin of Chiara - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Chiara

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Ruddy; dark; spear

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : from the female personal name Chiara or Clara, a name popularized in the medieval period by the cult of St. Clare of Assisi (c. 1193–1253); she was an associate of St. Francis of Assisi and founded the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares. See also Chiaro.