Clarke is a common Irish surname, being popular in Ireland and the UK. It is the 20th most common surname in England as of 2008. It is a variant of Clark, Clerk or Clerke; the word deriving from the anglicised version of Ó Cléirigh. Clarke is an uncommon given name.

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2001: A Space Odyssey (novel) - Differences From The Film
... and a few were due to differences of opinion between Kubrick and Clarke ... Randy Rasmussen has noted that the personality of Heywood Floyd is different in Clarke's novel, he finds space travel thrilling, acting almost as a "spokesman for Clarke," whereas in the film, he ... Clarke went on to replace Saturn with Jupiter in the novel's sequel 2010 Odyssey Two ...
David Clarke - Politics
... David Clarke (Australian politician), member of the New South Wales Legislative Council David A ... Clarke (1943–1997), District of Columbia politician Dave Clarke (politician) (born 1960), politician in Kingston, Ontario, Canada ...
People With The Surname Clarke
... Anthony Clarke (disambiguation), multiple people Arthur C ... Clarke, English science fiction author, inventor, and futurist Bob Clarke, various people Bruce B ... Clarke, retired US Army officer, author and consultant Cam Clarke, American voice actor Cecil Vandepeer Clarke (1888-1961) engineer, inventor and soldier ...
Rubber (Gilby Clarke) - Track Listing
... Kilroy Was Here" (Gilby Clarke) – 255 "The Haunting" (Clarke) – 257 "Something's Wrong With You" (Clarke) – 338 "Sorry I Can't Write A Song About You" – (Words by Clarke/Jonathan Daniel ...
Herbert L. Clarke
... Herbert Lincoln Clarke (September 12, 1867–January 30, 1945) was a well-known American cornet player, feature soloist, bandmaster, and composer ... Clarke’s legacy includes composing a portion of the standard repertoire for the instrument, many recordings, as well as a seminal school of playing which emphasized not only ...

Famous quotes containing the word clarke:

    “Wherever there’s Kellys there’s trouble,” said Burke,
    “Wherever fighting’s the game,
    Or a spice of danger in grown man’s work,”
    Said Kelly, “you’ll find my name.
    —Joseph I. C. Clarke (1846–1925)

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
    Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
    The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
    In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;
    The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
    While visions of sugarplums danced in their heads;
    —Clement Clarke Moore (1779–1863)

    Burn Ovid with the rest. Lovers will find
    A hedge-school for themselves and learn by heart
    All that the clergy banish from the mind,
    —Austin Clarke (1896–1974)