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pinWhat does Clea mean?

Clea /clea/ as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Clea is "glory".

A contraction of Cleopatra. Invented by author Lawrence Durrell for a character in his famous "Alexandria Quartet" (1958). See also Clio.


Clea has 2 variants: Claea and Klea.

Affiliated girl name: Cleo.

Clea has 6 more related forms via Cleopatra, Clio: Cleo, Cleona, Cleone, Cleta, Clio and Klio.

Kreatif forms: Caclea, Cleaca, Cleani. [more]

pinHow popular is Clea?

Clea is an uncommon given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#87729 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is an analysis of the history of Clea and associated names. Cleta and Cleo are the popular varying forms of Clea (unlisted). These forms of Clea were favored as birth names in the 1910s (adoption of 0.52%) and are now significantly less popular, with versions like Cleta becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cleo, Cleta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Clea and related baby names outside U.S.

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Clea is pronounced similarly to Chloe, Chloee, Clo, Cloe, Cloey and Kloe. Other suggested similar baby names are Alea, Aleea, Arlea, Bea, Beea, Brea, Caela, Caera, Cala, Calee, Calen, Caley, Calla, Cama, Cee, Cela, Cele, Celena, Celes, Celia, Celka, Celsea, Cera, Cerea, Chel, Chela, Cher, Ciera, Cile, Cilia, Cilka, Cilla, Cima, Cira, Clara, Clelia, Clem, Cleva, Clora, Coe, Coel, Cole, Colena, Coleta, Coley, Cora, Cree, Cyma, Cyra, Drea, Gaea, Galea, Halea, Jalea, Kalea, Kilea, Kylea, Lea, Malea, Mea, Nalea, Nea, Rea, Rhea, Shea, Talea, Tea, Thea and Trea. These names tend to be more frequently used than Clea.