What does Cleveland mean?
Cleveland /cle-ve-land/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced KLEEV-land. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Cleveland is "land of cliffs; hilly area".
Place name. Several towns were named after American President Grover Cleveland. Writer Cleveland Amory.
Related boy name: Cleavant.Kreatif forms: Cheveland, Claveland, Clayveland. [more]
How popular is Cleveland?
Cleveland is a very popular first name for men (#545 out of 1220, Top 45%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1056 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Cleveland for boys. Cleveland reached its highest position of #188 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Cleve and Cleon are the prominent variation forms of Cleveland. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5%) and have become much less popular since, with the forms Cleve and Cleveland becoming less in vogue. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Cleveland and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)