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pinWhat does Clete mean?

Clete /cle-te/ as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and Clete means "glory". Clete is an alternate spelling of Cletus (Greek): from Kleitos. Compare surname Clute.


Clete has 8 related forms via Cletus: Cleo, Cleon, Cletis, Cletos, Cleytus, Clitus, Kletos and Kletus.

Kreatif forms: Cleate, Cledio, Colte. [more]

pinHow popular is Clete?

Clete is an uncommon given name for men. Clete is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent varying forms of Clete (not ranked) are Cletus, Cleon and Cleo. Adoption of these relations of Clete was common during 1920-1929 (adoption of 0.446%) and is now lower, with forms like Cletus becoming somewhat outmoded. Below is a charted analysis of the history of the boy name Clete and corresponding names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Chet, Clare, Cleante, Cleeve, Clem, Clerc, Clerk, Cleto, Cleve, Clive, Clyde, Clyve, Colet, Cree, Crewe and Pete. These names tend to be more frequently used than Clete.