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What does Cleytus mean?

Cleytus Pronunciation of Cleytus [cley-tus] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and Cleytus means "glory". Cleytus is an alternate form of Cletus (Greek): from Kleitos.

Associated with: greek.


Cleytus has 5 variants: Cletis, Cletos, Clitus, Kletos and Kletus.

1 more related form via Cletus: Clete.

Creative forms:
(male) Caltus, Colltus, ..

(female) Cleyris, Cleytie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cleytus Rhys (C.R.), ..

How popular is Cleytus?

Cleytus is an unusual given name for males. Cleytus is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Cleytus (outside Top 2000) are Cletus and Cletis. Adoption of these forms of Cleytus reached its apex a century ago (median #893). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Albertus, Alexius, Alexus, Altus, Celsus, Cetus, Claus, Clayton, Clemens, Cleofas, Cleophus, Cleto, Cyrus, Festus and Sextus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cleytus.

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