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pinWhat does Cleo mean?

Cleo /cleo/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Cleo) is pronounced KLEE-oh. It is of Greek origin. Short form of Clotilde and Cleopatra.


Cleo has 2 variants: Clea and Clio.

Cleo has 6 more related forms via Cleopatra, Clotilde: Cleona, Cleone, Cleonie, Cleta, Clothilde and Klothilde.

Kreatif forms: Cacleo, Cleoca, Cleosi. [more]

pinHow popular is Cleo?

Cleo is a very prominent first name for females (#596 out of 4276, Top 14%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Cleo for girls. Cleo reached its highest position of #201 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cleo name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cleo outside U.S.

Popular varying forms of Cleo rated in the Top 1000 are Cleta and Clotilde. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3907%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the forms Cleo and Cleta becoming less trendy. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Cleo and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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Cleo is alike in pronunciation to Claea, Clo, Cloe, Cloey, Klea and Klio. Other suggested similar baby names are Calee, Caley, Cele, Chel, Chelo, Cile, Clem, Coel, Cole and Coley. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cleo.