Clare \c-la-re\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Clare). Sometimes used as a diminutive of Clarence. In Thomas Hardy's tragic novel "Tess of the D'Urbervilles", Tess falls in love with, and is abandoned by, a man named Angel Clare.
Clare has 4 variant forms: Clair, Claire, Clarey and Clayre.
Baby names that sound like Clare are Claro, Clarrie and Cleary.