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What does Cleophas mean?

Cleophas Pronunciation of Cleophas as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cleophas is "vision of glory". Biblical name: husband of one of the Marys who stood at the foot of the Cross.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, biblical


VARIANTS Cleo, Cleofas, Cleofaso, Cleophus



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How popular is Cleophas?

Cleophas is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Cleophas is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Cleophas entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #1674 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

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

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

Which version is better?

Cleo and Cleophus are the popular variation forms of Cleophas. Adoption of these relations of Cleophas was widespread during 1910-1919 (MEDIAN #1292), but now, the form Cleo has fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cleophas, Cleo, Cleophus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cleophas is alike in pronunciation to Cleofas and Cleophus. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Cephas, Chas, Claas, Cleanthes, Clemens, Clemmons, Cleo, Cleofaso, Cleon, Cletis, Cletos, Cletus, Cleytus, Clovis, Cobham, Colas, Cordas, Costas, Georas and Seoras. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cleophas.