The name Clay is a boy's name of English origin. Clay is ranked #697 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cowboy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Clay is a rich, earthy one-syllable name with a southern-inflected handsome-rogue image, featured on soap operas and reality TV. Its longer forms are Clayton and Clayborne.
There have been TV characters called Clay on The Wire, Sons of Anarchy, and 13 Reasons Why, and the name's most prominent recent bearers are American Idol Clay (born Clayton) Aiken and Green Bay Packer linebacker Clay (born William Clay) Matthews.
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