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What does Cleto mean?

Cleto Pronunciation of Cleto [cle-to] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Cleto is "invoked". Cleto is an alternate spelling of Anacletus (Greek): name of the third pope.

Associated with: greek.


1 alternative form via Anacletus: Cletus.

Creative forms:
(male) Cleco, Clemo, ..

(female) Cledia, Clero, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cleto Lionel (C.L.), ..

How popular is Cleto?

Cleto is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#56979 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Cleto (not ranked) is Cletus. Adoption of this form of Cleto was common among parents 105 years ago (#445), but now, Cletus has fallen out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cletus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alto, Caeo, Cato, Cayto, Celesto, Chet, Claro, Cleanto (see Cleanth), Clem, Cleo, Cleon, Clerc, Clerk, Clete, Cletis, Cletos, Cleve, Clevon, Clodo, Colet, Coleton, Kaeto, Plato and Pluto. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cleto.