Clark Tartan & Clan

During the Middle Ages, the common pronunciation of -er was -ar, so the man who sold items was the merchant, and the man who kept the books was the Clark. Clerc was the origin, and designated a member of the clergy, hence cleric.

Clan Clark Crest & Motto

Clark Clan Crest

"Sure and Steadfast"

OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Clark TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Clark NAME MEAN?
The Clark name is derived from the latin clericus meaning scribe, secretary or a scholar within a religious order, through time this evolved to Clerk and then Clark.

WHERE DOES THE Clark CLAN HAIL FROM?
First records of the name Clark are found in 12th-century England.

Clark is the twenty-seventh most common surname in the United Kingdom, including placing fourteenth in Scotland.