What does Clio mean?
Clio [clio] as a girls' name is pronounced KLY-oh. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Clio is "glory". From Kleio (which derives from "kleos"), a name from mythology of the muse of historical poetry. There are nine muses, the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, and each represents an art or science. Calliope (epic poetry), Terpsichore (choral song and dance), and Thalis (comedy) have survived as given names. Also used as a variant of Cleo, nickname of Cleopatra and short form of Cliona.
Related girl name: Clea.Creative forms:
(female) Ceio, Cliol, ..
(male) Cliosi, Clioul, .. Middle name pairings:
Clio Mariah (C.M.), ..
How popular is Clio?
Clio is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Clio is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Clio (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000 are Calliope (#1150 a year ago), Cleo (#1755), Cleona, Cleone, Cleopatra, Cleta and Cliona. These forms of Clio reached the top of their popularity 105 years ago (average #1271) and have become significantly less conventional since, with the version Cleo becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Clio is alike in pronunciation to Chloe▲, Claea, Clo, Cloe▼, Cloey, Klea and Kloe. Other suggested similar names are Cai, Cain, Cait, Cali▲, Calico, Calie, Calin, Caro, Cato, Ceil, Celia▼, Celie, Chiyo, Cili, Cilia, Cis, Clair, Clem, Coco and Cris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Clio.See names in meaning and etymology.