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":
... won a minority government under the leadership of Joe Clark, but lost a parliamentary motion of non-confidence later in the year ...
... "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 ...
... 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 ... who had first become acquainted with the song after hearing Clark, McGuinn and Crosby perform it at The Troubadour in 1964 ...
... "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 ...
... 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 melody of 'You're the One.' And he wrote the lyric." As was standard with Clark's tracks produced by Hatch, "You're the One" was recorded at Pye Studios in Marble Arch ... album instead two newly recorded Petula Clark singles were consecutively released "You'd Better Come Home" and "Round Every Corner" both of which barely made the UK Top 50 ...
Famous quotes containing the word clark:
“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)
“In the beginning, I wanted to enter what was essentially a mans field. I wanted to prove I could do it. Then I found that when I did as well as the men in the field I got more credit for my work because I am a woman, which seems unfair.”
—Eugenie Clark (b. 1922)
“It seems as though women keep growing. Eventually they can have little or nothing in common with the men they chose long ago.”
—Eugenie Clark (b. 1922)