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 ... 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 technical ...

Famous quotes containing the word clarke:

    ‘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)

    “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)

    He had a broad face and a little round belly,
    That shook, when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly.
    He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf,
    —Clement Clarke Moore (1779–1863)