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What does Cleone mean?

Cleone Pronunciation of Cleone [cleone] as a girls' name is pronounced klee-OWN-nee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cleone is "glory". Feminine of the Greek masculine name Cleon, from "kleos". Racine used the name for Herminone's confidante in his 1667 play "Andromache". It was also used in English as the name of a 1758 play.

Affiliated girl name: Cleopatra.

Associated with: greek, glory, play (opera).


Creative forms:
(female) Claione, Clene, ..

(male) Clean, Clena, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cleone Hadleigh (C.H.), ..

How popular is Cleone?

Cleone is an uncommonly occurring first name for females and an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Cleone was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1112 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Cleopatra is the only other popular alternative form of Cleone. These forms of Cleone were popular with parents during the years 1910-1919 (median #1257).

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aleine, Alene, Alenne, Aleyne, Cailene, Caleen, Caleena, Calen, Cauleyne, Celeena, Celena, Celene, Celenne, Celine, Ciline, Clem, Clemmie, Clemmy, Cleo, Cleona, Cleonie, Cliona, Cloe, Clove, Cluny, Coleen, Colena, Colene, Coline, Colleene, Collene, Colline, Creole, Elene, Glenne, Ileane, Ileene, Ilene, Ilone, Leone, Teone and Theone. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cleone.

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