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What does Cleaveland mean?

Cleaveland Pronunciation of Cleaveland [cleave-land] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Cleaveland is "land of cliffs; hilly area". Cleaveland is an alternate spelling of Cleveland (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english.


1 different relation via Cleveland: Cleavland.

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Middle name pairings:
Cleaveland Jayven (C.J.), ..

How popular is Cleaveland?

Cleaveland is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#24146 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Cleveland is the only prominent varying form of Cleaveland (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. This form of Cleaveland was popular as a baby name 135 years ago (usage of 0.1%), but now, Cleveland has gone out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cleveland in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Caedan, Caelan, Caelen, Caetano, Cajetan, Cajetano, Calan, Callan, Caolan, Carolan, Cavan, Cayetano, Ceallach, Claran, Clarens, Claudan, Clayland, Cleavant, Cleavon, Cleevant (see Cleavant), Cleeve, Cleevont (see Cleavant), Clemens, Clement, Cleve, Clevon, Cortland, Courtland, Craven, Derland, Devland, Earland, Freeland, Garland, Grantland, Harland, Leeland, Leighland, Leland, Leyland, Maitland, Mariland (see Maryland), Marland, Maryland, Maytland (see Maitland), Moreland, Newland, Roeland, Ryeland and Wayland. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cleaveland.

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