Meaning and name origin
Cleon \c-leon\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cleon is "glory".
Cleon has 1 variant form: Kleon.
For more information, see also related boy names Cletus and Cleveland.
There is 1 feminine form of Cleon: Cleone.
Cleon is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cleon for boys. Cleon reached its highest rank of #846 in the U.S. in 1920-1929. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cleon and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Cleveland, Cletus and Cleon. (2014 statistics).
Cleon is also pronounced similarly to Klein. Other suggested similar baby names are Clem▼, Cleo▼ and Clevon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cleon.