What does Cleo mean?
Cleo [cleo] as a name for boys (also used more widely as girls' name Cleo) has its root in Greek, and the name Cleo means "vision of glory". Cleo is a variant form of Cleophas (Greek). Cleo is also a form of Cletus (Greek): from Kleitos.
Associated with: greek.
1 feminine form: Clio.Creative forms:
(male) Cileo, Clen, ..
(female) Cleoie, Clie, .. Middle name pairings:
Cleo Emmit (C.E.), ..
How popular is Cleo?
Cleo is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#731 out of 1220, Top 60%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Cleo reached its top position of #293 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Cleo rated in the Top 2000 are Cletus, Cletis, Cleophas and Cleon. Usage of these relations of Cleo was common among parents during 1910-1919 (average #963), but now, versions like Cleo have fallen out of fashion.
Cleo▼ is alike in pronunciation to Clay▼, Cloy and Klay. Other suggested similar names are Alfeo, Cael, Caeo, Caio, Cale, Caleb▲, Caley, Cato, Cayo, Ced, Celio, Celso, Che, Chet, Ciro, Claes, Claro, Clem▼, Clerc, Clerk, Cleto, Cleve▼, Clevon, Clodo, Coe, Cole, Colet, Coley, Como, Cree, Crew▲, Leo, Reo, Teo and Theo▲. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cleo.See names in meaning and etymology.