Cleo - girls name

Cleo name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Cleo name meaning:

The name Cleo is of Greek origin and has a rich historical and mythological background. It is derived from the Greek name Kleopatra, which means "glory of the father" or "glory of the famous." In ancient times, Cleopatra was the name of several notable women, including the most famous Egyptian queen, Cleopatra VII.

The name Cleo embodies qualities of strength, beauty, and power. It has a timeless appeal and evokes images of a confident and charismatic individual. Cleo is often associated with intelligence, as Cleopatra was known for her political astuteness and linguistic abilities. The name also suggests a sense of mystery and allure, reflecting the enigmatic nature of the historical figures who bore it.

In modern times, Cleo continues to be a popular choice for parents looking for a unique and feminine name for their daughters. The name Cleo carries a sense of history and significance, while still maintaining a contemporary feel. It is a name that conveys strength, beauty, and a touch of exoticism, making it a meaningful and captivating choice for a girl.

Origin: Greek

To praise, acclaim.

Related names

Cleo , Charmayne, Charmine, Clea , Cleta

Other girls names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 138 out of 5581

359 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (191)

Historical popularity of Cleo

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