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The nationality of Clark can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Clark may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Clark Meaning & Etymology

Clark has a couple variations with an e and without e. Clark without an e is considered the Scottish designation. With an e is considered the Irish designation. There is a Clark clan hall in Scotland. Clark's have their very own tartan. Clark comes from Latin clericus (noun,masculine) which represented the professions of: clergyman| priest| cleric| clerk; scholar| student| scribe| secretary (Bee). Clark probably came to Brittania as a part of Roman occupation beginning in 43 AD.

Clark Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Clark were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Clark. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Clark surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Clark transform in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over time.

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