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What does Clytie mean?

Clytie Pronunciation of Clytie [clytie] as a girls' name is pronounced KLY-tee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Clytie is "bright, lovely one". Mythology: a water nymph in love with Apollo, god of the sun. Clytie was changed into a sunflower, which always turns its face toward the sun.

Associated with: greek, bright (light), lovely (beautiful), mythology, water, nymph (goddess), sun (star).


Creative forms:
(female) Caltie, Clyda, ..

(male) Clyce, Clyme, ..

Middle name pairings:
Clytie Raelyn (C.R.), ..

How popular is Clytie?

Clytie is a rare given name for females and an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Clytie reached its apex position of #1458 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Clytie is alike in pronunciation to Cleta. Other recommended names are Baylie, Beatie, Blythe, Brydie, Caidie, Caiti, Caitie, Callie, Cammie, Candie, Carmie, Casie, Cate, Cathie, Cati, Catie, Caycee, Cayci (see Casey), Caycie, Caylie, Caylin, Caysie, Celie, Charie, Chattie, Chyril, Cinnie, Cintia, Clare, Clarice, Clarie, Clarise, Clarrie, Classie, Claude, Claudie, Clayrice, Clelia, Clio, Clodia, Cloette, Clotilde, Clove, Clymene, Colette, Cornie, Corrie, Cortnie, Cristie, Crystie, Crystle, Cynnie, Cynthie, Cytia (see Cynthia), Elsie, Gertie, Hettie, Hittie, Joycie, Katie, Kaylie, Keylie, Kyrie, Laycie, Lettie, Lydie, Mirtie, Myrtie, Ollie, Olympie (see Olympia), Pattie, Saydie, Tottie and Yettie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Clytie.

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