Cleo Name Meaning & Origin

Cleo

Pronunciation: KLEE-oh (key)

Origin of the name Cleo:

Derived from the Greek kleos (glory, fame). In Greek mythology, Clio is the name of the Muse of history.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Cleo: | Edit

Cleo and Cole are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

Personal experiences with the name Cleo: | Edit

My mother's name was Cleo, but she always went by "Klee".

My grandmother was a Cleo - her full name was Cleopha

My good friend has twins called Cruise Astron (Astron meaning star)& Cleo Aurae (Aurae meaning breeze) and she also has two other little ones called Cairo Helios (helios meaning sun) and a little girl called Clara Selene (Selene meaning moon)
I love their names

My name is Cleo, and I adore it. I have never met another Cleo, and I more than likely never will. The only downside about my name is that I can never find key chains or souvenirs with my name on it.

Nicknames for Cleo: | Edit

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Klee

Meanings and history of the name Cleo: | Edit

The spelling Cleo is generally taken as a short form of Cleopatra.

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Cleo in song, story & screen: | Edit

Cleo the goldfish in Pinocchio

Cléo de 5 à 7 -- film by Agnes Varda
Princess Cleo is a minor character in Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess.

Cleo Sertori, one of the main characters from the Nickelodeon show H2O: Just Add Water

Cleo from the Clifford books

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