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Cleo (boy)

What does Cleo mean?

Cleo Pronunciation of 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.

Variations

Cleo has 6 different relations via Cleophas, Cletus: Cleofas, Cleon, Clete, Cletis, Cletos and Kletos.

Cleo has 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)

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

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cleo, Cleon, Cleophas, Cletis, Cletus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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