Cleo - Meaning of Cleo

What does Cleo mean?

[ 2 syll. cleo, cl-eo ] The baby girl name Cleo is pronounced KLIY-ow †. Cleo is of Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in the English, German, and Greek languages. From the short form of other given names, but now used as an independent name in its own right.

In addition, Cleo is a short form of Cleopatra (English).

Variation transcriptions of Cleo include Chleo, Clea (Greek), Clee, Cleora (English), Kleo, and Klio.

Variant forms inherit both the origin and meaning of Cleo.

See also the related categories, english, greek, independent, and german.

Cleo is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1907, 0.096% of baby girls were given the name Cleo. It was #172 in rank then. The baby name has seen a marked decline in popularity since then, and is of only irregular use now. Within all girl names in its family, Cleo was nonetheless the most popular in 2018. Cleo has also been used as a boy name.

Baby names that sound like Cleo include Clio, Kleo, Klio, Caele, Caeley, Caeli, Caelie, Caell, Caelle, Cahlie, Cailey, Caili, Cailie, Caily, Cala, Calah, Calais, Caleigh, Cali, and Calie.

† Pronunciation for Cleo: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"

A famous person named Cleo is Psychic, Miss Cleo, born Youree Harris 13 August 1962, Los Angeles, California.

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