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What does Kletus mean?

Kletus /kle-tus/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Kletus' root is Greek, and the name Kletus means "glory". Kletus is a variant transcription of Cletus (Greek): from Kleitos. Kletz is a common surname.


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

Kletus has 3 more different forms via Cletus: Cleo, Cleon and Clete.

Kreatif forms: Keltus, Ketus, Koltus. [more]

How popular is Kletus?

Kletus is an unusual first name for males. Kletus is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Cleo, Cleon and Cletus are the prominent related forms of Kletus (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.4463%) and is now significantly lower, with the versions Cleo and Cletus becoming less stylish. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kletus and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cleo, Cleon, Cletus in U.S.

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