Clark is an English surname in the English language, ultimately derived from the Latin 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.
According to the 1990 United States Census, Clark was the twenty-first most frequently encountered surname, accounting for 0.23% of the population.
Clark is also an occasional given name, as in the case of Clark Gable.
Probably the most famous person named Clark is Clark Kent a.k.a. Superman
Read more about Clark: List of People With Surname Clark
Other articles related to "clark":
... Blaikie was first elected to the House of Commons in the 1979 federal election, defeating incumbent Progressive Conservative MP Dean Whiteway (who had previously been elected in the riding of Selkirk, which was eliminated by redistribution) ... The Progressive Conservatives won a minority government under the leadership of Joe Clark, but lost a parliamentary motion of non-confidence later in the year ...
... "Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)" Clark, Savage, Lange, Elliott 2 ... "Rock Brigade" Savage, Clark, Elliott 3 ... "High 'n' Dry (Saturday Night)" Elliott, Clark, Savage 4 ...
... The song was composed by McGuinn and Clark in early 1964 at a time when the pair were performing as a duo at The Troubadour and other folk clubs in and around Los Angeles ... McGuinn and Clark soon formed a trio with David Crosby and named themselves The Jet Set ... acquainted with the song after hearing Clark, McGuinn and Crosby perform it at The Troubadour in 1964 ...
... "You're the One" is a song by Petula Clark ... Written by Clark with her regular songwriter and record producer Tony Hatch, "You're the One" was a Top 30 hit in the UK Singles chart for Clark, but was more successful as a Top Ten US single release by ...
Famous quotes containing the word clark:
“Perceiving myself through others ideas of what it means to be a woman has made it difficult for me to achieve the necessary commitment [to be a poet].”
—Naomi Clark (b. 1932)
“I believe that Harmon would be the easiest to defeat, though he might gain much strength from the Republicans. Clark would surely lose New York. I am beginning to feel that by some stroke of genius they may name Woodrow Wilson, and that seems a pretty hard tussle.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)
“The measure of your quality as a public person, as a citizen, is the gap between what you do and what you say.”
—Ramsey Clark (b. 1927)