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Meaning and name origin

Cleo \c-leo\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Cleo), is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cleo is "vision of glory". Cleo is a variant of Cleophas (Greek); biblical name: husband of one of the Marys who stood at the foot of the Cross. Also a variant of Cletus (Greek): from Kleitos, the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals.

There is 1 feminine form of Cleo: Clio.


Cleo is a somewhat popular first name for males (#731 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cleo for boys (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cleo name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cleo and its source forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Cleo and Cletus. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cleo, Cletus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cleo is also pronounced similarly to Clay and Cloy. Other suggested similar baby names are Cael, Caeo, Cale, Caley, Celio, Clem, Cleon, Cleto, Cole and Coley. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cleo.


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