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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.

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

Cletis entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #1201 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Cletis is alike in pronunciation to Cletos, Cletus, Cleytus, Clitus, Kletos and Kletus. Other recommended names are Albis, Alexis, Algis, Alvis, Alwis, Anestis, Bemis, Bevis, Blais, Caddis, Callis, Cecil, Celio, Ceri, Cetus, Chess, Chet, Chetwin, Chris, Claas, Claes, Clair, Claus, Cleeve, Clem, Clemens, Clemmie (see Clement), Clemmy, Cleo, Cleon, Clerc, Clerk, Clete, Cleto, Cleve, Clevon, Clovio, Clovis, Colet, Coleton, Colis, Collis, Cortes, Costas, Creik, Crepin, Cris, Curtis, Curtiss, Denis, Eldis, Elis, Ellis, 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.