- Alvan,1804–87, and his son Alvan Graham, 1832–97, U.S. astronomers and telescope-lens manufacturers.
- Champ [champ] /tʃæmp/, James Beauchamp, 1850–1921, U.S. political leader: Speaker of the House 1911–19.
- (Charles) JosephJoe, born 1939, Canadian political leader: prime minister 1979–80.
- George Rogers,1752–1818, U.S. soldier.
- John Bates [beyts] /beɪts/, 1847–1938, U.S. economist and educator.
- Kenneth B(ancroft),1914–2005, U.S. psychologist and educator, born in the Panama Canal Zone.
- Sir Kenneth McKenzie, Baron Clark of Salt·wood [sawlt-woo d] /ˈsɔltˌwʊd/, 1903–83, English art historian.
- Mark Wayne,1896–1984, U.S. general.
- Thomas CampbellTom, 1899–1977, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1949–67.
- Walter Van Til·burg [van til-berg] /væn ˈtɪl bərg/, 1909–71, U.S. author.
- William,1770–1838, U.S. soldier and explorer (brother of George R. Clark): on expedition with Meriwether Lewis 1804–06.
- a male given name: a surname, ultimately derived from clerk.
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Examples from the Web for clark
It took a blow to the head from Clark and the assistance of three deputies to subdue her.
In fact, Clark fell back first from her blows, losing his cap, tie, and badge in the melee.
We also see her physically battling Sheriff Clark, but the camera focuses on her falling to the ground.
Only 92 were cast for Clark, and 21 for two other candidates.
When L.A. Times reporter Jack Nelson saw Clark in the courthouse, he said hello and extended his hand.
Jenkin's sketches of Clark and Varley are particularly happy.Heroes of the Telegraph
"Looks like old Wolfbelly's back," Clark observed needlessly.
Jack bueno, mebbyso Gene bueno, mebbyso Clark, mebbyso Donny all time bueno.
"Bobcat," whispered Clark, in a tone which convinced not even himself.
Clark joined in the argument from the blackness under the locust tree.
- Helen. born 1950, New Zealand Labour politician; prime minister (1999–2008); administrator of the United Nations Development Programme from 2009
- James, known as Jim. 1936–68, Scottish racing driver; World Champion (1963, 1965)
- Kenneth, Baron Clark of Saltwood. 1903–83, English art historian: his books include Civilization (1969), which he first presented as a television series
- William. 1770–1838, US explorer and frontiersman: best known for his expedition to the Pacific Northwest (1804–06) with Meriwether Lewis
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Word Origin and History for clark
surname, from common Middle English alternative spelling of clerk (n.). In many early cases it is used of men who had taken minor orders.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper