What does Cleveland mean?
Cleveland [cleve-land] 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.
Associated with: old english.
Related boy name: Cleavant.Creative forms:
(male) Clayveland, Colveland, ..
(female) Clevelandi, Clevelandt, .. Middle name pairings:
Cleveland Ira (C.I.), ..
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. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name statistics 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 Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Cleve and Cleon are the prominent variation forms of Cleveland. These forms of Cleveland reached the height of their popularity 135 years ago (median #583).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Caelan, Clayland, Cleevant (see Cleavant), Cleevont (see Cleavant), Clemens, Clement▼, Cortland, Courtland, Derland, Devland, Freeland, Leeland, Leland, Leyland, Moreland, Newland, Roeland and Ryeland. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cleveland.See names in meaning and etymology.