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What does Cleva mean?

Cleva Pronunciation of Cleva [cle-va] as a girls' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Cleva is "hill-dweller". Feminine of Cleve and Clive. Place name used as surname and then given name.

Associated with: hill (mountain), surname.


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

(male) Cleca, Clece, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cleva Avah (C.A.), ..

How popular is Cleva?

Cleva is a rare first name for women and a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Cleva entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #1243 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Cleva is alike in pronunciation to Clova and Klava. Other suggested similar names are Alva, Caela, Caera, Cela, Celena, Cera, Chava, Chela, Ciera, Claea, Clara, Clea, Clelia, Clem, Cleo, Cleona, Cleta, Clora, Clove, Colena, Coleta (see Colette), Corva, Deva, Eeva, Elva, Jieva, Keeva, Keva, Neva, Oliva, Olva, Reeva, Reva, Sheva, Treva, Ulva, Veeva, Yeva and Zeeva. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cleva.

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