What does Cletus mean?
From Kleitos, the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals. The name is probably related to Kleio (see Clio). Also used as a short form of Anacletus. Saint Cletus (first century) was elected Pope in AD 76.
Cletus▼ has 1 more relation via Anacletus: Cleto.
Cletus has 1 feminine form: Cleta.Kreatif forms:
(male) Clytus, Coltus, ..
(female) Cletusca, Cletussie, ..
How popular is Cletus?
Cletus is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1018 out of 1220, Top 83%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Cletus for boys. Cletus reached its highest rank of #436 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Cletus and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Cletus are Cleo, Cleon and Cletis. Usage of these relations of Cletus was well-received among parents in the 1910s (usage of 0.1%).
Recommended names are Albertus, Aldous, Aldus, Alexius, Alexus, Alfeus, Altus, Amatus, Artus, Bemus, Brutus, Cadmus, Caius, Celsius, Celsus, Cetus, Cherut, Chess, Chet, Cirrus, Claas, Claes, Claud▼, Claus, Clause, Cleary, Cleeve, Clem▼, Clemens, Clemmy, Cleofas, Cleophus, Clerc, Clerk, Cleve▼, Clevon, Clovis, Colet, Coleton, Comus, Cortes, Costas, Cronus, Curtis▼, Cyrus▲, Deus, Eldous, Emerus, Festus, Florus, Gustus, Jesus, Justus▲, Klaus, Lexus, Rastus, Remus, Sextus, Sixtus, Titus▲, Vitus and Zeus. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cletus.