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Chloe meaning and name origin

Chloe \ch-loe\ as a girl's name is pronounced KHLOH-ee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Chloe is "green shoot". From Khloe, originally used in the classical period to symbolize the fertility goddess Demeter in blooming and verdant glory. May be connected with Chloris. Appears in the Bible as the name of someone mentinoed by Saint Paul, and also as a name in literature, especially in the tale of Daphnis and Chloe, set to music by Ravel. Adopted by Puritans in the 17th century. In French it is spelled Chloť, and sometimes in English it is spelled ChloŽ. Chloe can be used to create compound names like Chloe-Anne or Chloe-Louise. Candice Bergen has a daughter named Chloe. Actresses Chloe Webb, Chloe Sevigny.

Chloe has 8 variant forms: Chloee, Clo, Cloe, Cloey, Clorinda, Khloe, Khloey and Kloe.

Baby names that sound like Chloe are Calie, Calee, Cahlie and Cole.

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Popularity of Chloe

Chloe is a very popular first name for women (#1137 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Chloe for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Chloe with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Chloe name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Chloe outside U.S.

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