[ syll. clea-ve, cl-e-ave ] The baby boy name Cleave is pronounced KLIYAHV- †. Cleave's origin is English. Cleave is a diminutive form of the English Cleavon.
Cleave is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Cleave include Caleb (English and Hebrew), Calib, Calob, Kaleb (Dutch, English, German, and Hebrew), Colebee, Coleby (English), and Kelevi.
† approx English pronunciation for Cleave: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"