Meaning and Origin of: Clary

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Bright

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : variant of Cleary or a reduced form of McClary.
  • English : perhaps from Middle English clary, clarie ‘clary’ (the pot herb Salvia sclarea), a topographic name for someone who lived where the plant grew or a metonymic occupational name for a herb seller.