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What does Cletis mean?

Cletis Pronunciation of Cletis [cletis] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Cletis is "glory". Cletis is an alternate spelling of Cletus (Greek): from Kleitos.

Associated with: greek.


Cletis has 5 variants: Cletos, Cleytus, Clitus, Kletos and Kletus.

3 more related forms via Cletus: Cleo, Cleon and Clete.

Creative forms:
(male) Chetis, Cleais, ..

(female) Cleti, Cletin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cletis Arthur (C.A.), ..

How popular is Cletis?

Cletis is a rare given name for males. Cletis is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cletis was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #1201 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Cletis appearing in the Top 2000 are Cletus, Cleon and Cleo. Other forms, like Cletos, are uncommon. These forms of Cletis were popular as baby names during 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.1%), but now, forms such as Cletus have gone out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Albis, Aldis, Alexis, Algis, Alois, Alvis, Alwis, Anestis, Bemis, Bevis, Blais, Caddis, Callis, Cecil, Celio, Ceri, Cetus, Chess, Chet, Chetwin, Chris, Claas, Claes, Clair, Claus, Cleary, Cleeve, Clem, Clemens, Clemmie (see Clement), Clemmy, Cleofas, Clerc, Clerk, Cleto, Cleve, Clevon, Clovio, Clovis, Colet, Coleton, Colis, Collis, Cortes, Costas, Creik, Crepin, Cris, Curtis, Curtiss, Denis, Eldis, Elis, Ellis, Elois, Elvis, Eustis, Floris, Justis, Kevis, Kostis, Kurtis, Lewis, Lexis, Otis, Ottis, Prentis, Regis, Reis, Tevis and Trevis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cletis.

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