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":
... "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 ... McGuinn and Clark soon formed a trio with David Crosby and named themselves The Jet Set ... who had first become acquainted with the song after hearing Clark, McGuinn and Crosby perform it at The Troubadour in 1964 ...
... The Progressive Conservatives won a minority government under the leadership of Joe Clark, but lost a parliamentary motion of non-confidence later in the ...
... "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 ...
... Petula Clark thus describes the genesis of "You're the One" "we were making yet another LP, and that's like twelve thirteen songs ... the "I Know a Place" single off its parent album instead two newly recorded Petula Clark singles were consecutively released "You'd Better Come Home" and "Round Every Corner ... However the US chart impact of Clark's own singles in the latter half of 1965 paled next to that of a recording of Clark's composition "You're the One" by the Vogues which reached #4 ...
Famous quotes containing the word clark:
“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)
“I never felt that getting angry would do you any good other than hurt your own digestionkeep you from eating, which I liked to do.”
—Septima Clark (18981987)
“I dont go that fast in practice, because I need the excitement of the race, the adrenalin. The others might train more and be in better shape, but when Im racing, I put winning before everything else. I dont stop until the world gets gray and fuzzy around the edges.”
—Candi Clark (b. c. 1950)