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What does Cleona mean?

Cleona Pronunciation of Cleona [cleona] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Cleona means "glory of the father". Cleona is a version of Cleopatra (Greek): from Kleopatra. Cleona is also a variant of Cliona (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized version of Clíodhna.

Associated with: greek, glory.


Cleona has 1 variant: Cleonie.

6 more different relations via Cleopatra, Cliona: Clea, Cleo, Cleone, Cleta, Clio and Cliodhna.

Creative forms:
(female) Calona, Clena, ..

(male) Clene, Cleno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cleona Helena (C.H.), ..

How popular is Cleona?

Cleona is an uncommon first name for females. Cleona is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Cleona entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #1427 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cleona name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Cleona ranked in the Top 2000 are Cleo (#1755 a year ago), Cleone, Cleopatra, Cleta and Cliona. Other variants, like Clio, are seldom used. These forms of Cleona were popular with parents during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.08%) and are now much less popular, with the version Cleo becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cleona, Cleo, Cleone, Cleopatra, Cleta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cleona is alike in pronunciation to Cluny. Other recommended names are Aldona, Aleana, Aleena, Alena, Aleyna, Allona, Alona, Alyona, Breona, Caleen, Caleena, Calen, Calina, Ceilena, Celeena, Celena, Celene, Celenia, Celenne, Celina, Celinna, Cellina, Celyna, Chesna, Cholena, Clelia, Clem, Clemmy, Cleva, Clora, Clova, Coleen, Colena, Colene, Colina, Collena, Collina, Corona, Creola, Deona, Eleana, Eleena, Elena, Eleora, Ellona, Elona, Gleana, Glenna, Ileana, Ilena, Illona, Ilona, Keona, Leeona, Leona, Oleana, Olena, Teona and Yllona. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cleona.

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