What does Cletis mean?
Cletis /clet-is/ [2 sylls.] 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. Clites is a conventional last name.
How popular is Cletis?
Cletis is a rare given name for males. Cletis is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Cletis (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000 are Cletus, Cleon and Cleo. Forms like Cletos are uncommon. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.4463%) and are now much less popular, with the forms Cleo and Cletus becoming less in vogue. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Cletis and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)