What does Clyve mean?
VARIANT Cleve▼CREATIVE FORMS
(male) Calve, Clyne, ..
(female) Clyce, Clyne, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Clyve Marek (C.M.), ..
How popular is Clyve?
Clyve is a rare given name for men. Clyve is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Clive (#1809 VIA LATEST LIST) and Cleve are the prominent varying forms of Clyve (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Adoption of these relations of Clyve reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 (AVERAGE #1091) and has become significantly lower since, with the form Cleve becoming somewhat dated. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)
Clyve is alike in pronunciation to Cleeve. Other recommended names are Cayce, Cayle, Clare▼, Clayre, Clete, Cloyce, Clyde▼, Clyff, Clyffe (see Cliff), Coye, Coyle, Coyne and Olave. These names tend to be more commonly used than Clyve.See names in meaning and etymology.