Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Clarice f. Latin claricia 'a shining, gleaming, glowing'.

The name of the wife of Lorenzo dei Medici.

Brabant
Latin
1312 Clarissia (nom) JeanIII p. 27
England
Latin
1189 Claricia (nom) GASurv p. 165, Clariz (gen) ibid. p. 131; 1296 Claricie (gen) RCS-1 p. 95a; 1300 Clarice (nom) ProcSuf-vol3 p. 233; 1340xc1450 Claricia (nom) CovGuild-1 p. 32, Clarissa (nom) ibid. p. 67; 1379 Claricia (nom) WRYPT1 p. 17; 1381 Claricia (nom) Suffolk1381 p. 68, Claryssia (nom) ibid. p. 82
Early Modern English
1574 Claris COmar-vol2 p. 70
France
Latin
1271 Claricia (nom) NDParisII 1-XIX, Claricie (gen) ibid. 1-XIX; 1301 Claricia (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 217
Old French
1301 Clarisse (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 233; 1313 Clarice Paris1313 p. 39
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Clarice". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Clarice.