Clark is an English language surname, ultimately derived from the Latin clericus meaning "scribe", "secretary" or a scholar within a religious order, referring to someone who was educated. Clark evolved from "clerk". First records of the name are found in 12th-century England. The name has many variants.Clark is the twenty-seventh most common surname in the United Kingdom, including placing fourteenth in Scotland. Clark is also an occasional given name, as in the case of Clark Gable.
According to the 1990 United States Census, Clark was the twenty-first most frequently encountered surname, accounting for 0.23% of the population. Notable people with the surname include:

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  1. Gunbuggy

    Washington  Carrying at Clark county fairgrounds concert???

    Hey y’all. Have an upcoming concert I’ll be a attending at the Clark county fairgrounds. Anybody know their stance on carrying firearms? Regardless of this, anyone who’s been to a concert here, do they have metal detectors or any sort of situation like that? Thanks
  2. wjv

    Clark County WA Sheriff Election (2022)

    Clark County WA Sheriff Election (2022) Any recommendations as to who to vote for? Clark County Chief Criminal Deputy John Horch Vancouver Police Corporal Rey Reynolds Clark County Sheriff’s Deputy David Shook Any of them Pro 2nd + Pro CCW + Pro "lock the criminals up"? Don't want any...
  3. wjv

    Clark County WA gun stores are swamped

    Clark County WA gun stores are swamped. Lady at BiMart said background checks are taking 4-6 WEEKS. People are rushing to get normal capacity guns before the mag capacity ban deadline. Sportsman's Warehous Vancouver had the "COVID Like" lines once agin at the gun counter.
  4. ilikegunspdx

    Clark Co deputy shoots & kills off-duty Vancouver police officer

    Sad. Would like to hear more details about the situation but it's just tragic. Lots of burglaries lately as thieves are getting very bold, this one in rainier OR turned...
  5. fredball

    Clark County Deputy shot tonight

    Clark County Deputy shot tonight Let's all Pray for his recovery No details at this point
  6. billyhill

    Well, Hello There From Clark County

    Hi there thanks for having me. Hoping to learn something new and teach something as well!
  7. GWS

    WTF Background Check Delay In Clark County

    So I go down to BiMart to see what's going on with my handgun purchase from6/10 so they look me and see that I live in the County. They then tell me that Clark County Sheriff's background check system is down and has been down since April and I may have to wait 4 more weeks for my gun. They...
  8. D

    CPL wait times Clark County out of control

    So maybe I should have expected a longer wait time, but when I called Clark County to set up an appointment for my CPL, I was told the earliest possible appointment was May 21st, yes as in 7 months from now!!!! I’m sure they are busy, but find this to be absolutely ridiculous, we could just...
  9. Cogs

    Clark County Shooting sites cleanups

    @Mecanik posted this question in the 3 Bags of Trash thread... Cogs responded with... Mecanik replied... So, I started a new thread so we don't clutter up the 3 bags thread. When can we join you for a clean up, Mecanik? Is this on State Forest land?
  10. oldcorpgunny

    New Place To Transfer - Clark County

    It seems that the folks at Tropic pawn have raised their fees to $32.00! Today, I discovered Fin & Feather in Ridgefield, WA. $25.00! They also had ammunition, handguns, rifles and shotguns. Guess which one we used? I realize that most of you on this side of the river are aware of this nice gun...
  11. koc77


    Got a flash alert today: News Release from Clark Co. Sheriff's Office Posted on FlashAlert: June 11th, 2020 7:58 AM With Clark County’s approval to move to Phase 2 of the Safe Start Washington plan, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office has resumed public Fingerprinting and Concealed Pistol...
  12. Jerry

    Clark County Museum Exhibit

    The Clark County Historical Museum has a new exhibit on the history of brewing beer in Clark County. It's pretty interesting. I have 31 pieces from my collection of pre and post prohibition on display.of lark County brewery and tavern stuff. You all should check it out.
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