Meaning of Clay
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Clay has the following meaning:
He who is immortal.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Clay is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 504 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Clay fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 108 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 960 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Clay in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Clay is pronounced as kh-lay
The following names are baby names related to Clay and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Clay: Boys - Arvil
, Girls - Adell
, Both genders - Harley
We think the name Clay should fall under the following style category: Cool
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Clay to be: Tall, athletic and muscular chap
In one word, you might describe Clay as a(n) "muscular
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The names of some famous persons by the name Clay
(or its variants) are:Clay Regazzoni
, born on 5 September, a famous racer. Clay Regazzoni's background: A Swiss racing car driver. He competed in Formula One races from 1970 to 1980, winning five Grands Prix. His first win was the Italian Grand Prix at Monza in his debut season, driving for Ferrari.Clay Walker
, born on 19 August, a famous singer. Clay Walker's background: An American country music singer-songwriter. He made his debut in 1993 with the single 'What's It to You', which reached Number One on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts, as did its follow-up, 1994's 'Live Until I Die'. Both singles were included on Walker's self-titled debut album, also released in 1993.Clay Aiken
, born on 30 November, a famous singer. Clay Aiken's background: An American pop singer who began his rise to fame on the second season of the television program American Idol in 2003.