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What does Clitus mean?

Clitus Pronunciation of Clitus [cli-tus] as a boys' name is of Latin and Greek origin. Latin form of Kleitos, the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals. Probably connected with Kleio (see Clio).

Affiliated boy name: Cletus.

Associated with: greek, great, generals (leader).


Creative forms:
(male) Clotus, Coltus, ..

(female) Clitusca, ..

Middle name pairings:
Clitus Glenn (C.G.), ..

How popular is Clitus?

Clitus is an uncommonly occurring first name for men and an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Clitus (outside Top 2000) is Cletus. Adoption of this form of Clitus was more pronounced among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.02%), but now, Cletus has become less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Clitus is pronounced similarly to Cletis, Cletos, Cleytus, Kletos and Kletus. Other suggested similar names are Aldous, Aldus, Alexus, Alfeus, Altus, Amatus, Arius, Artus, Brutus, Cadmus, Cairns, Caius, Celsius, Celsus, Cetus, Cirrus, Claas, Claes, Claud, Claus, Clause, Clete, Cleto, Cliff, Cliffe, Clift, Clifton, Clint, Clinton, Clintt (see Clinton), Clive, Clovis, Colis, Comus, Cortes, Costas, Cris, Crispus, Cristos, Cronus, Curtis, Cyrus, Delius, Eldous, Eligius, Festus, Firus, Florus, Gaius, Gustus, Jairus, Julius, Justus, Klaus, Linus, Pius, Quintus, Rastus, Rinus, Sextus, Sixtus, Tacitus, Titus and Vitus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Clitus.