Cleo

Cleo - A very unique female name



  Oct 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cleo, meaning glory, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #187. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cleo and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cleo? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Cleo. The baby girl name Cleo was given to 69 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1736 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 20,482 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cleo peaked in popularity 103 years ago in 1916 on position 178.



Famous with this name

Cleo King
Cleo Moore
Cleo Rocos


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Cleo is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cleo is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #852 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,145.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Cleo is where you live.


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Cleo origin and meaning

Cleo is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means glory. To see famous people named Cleo, pop culture references for the name Cleo and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cleo

We've found the following names that sound similar to Cleo, sorted by popularity.

Chloe / Cecilia / Cecelia / Celia / Callie / Cecile / Cayla / Cali / Caylee / Cecily /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121736
20112066
20102314
20092492
20083745
20072807
20063152
20053198
20042685
20032788
20022898
20012277
20003249
19992954
19982396
19972678
19962848
19952597
19922124
19913439
19902793
19892712
19883181
19863534
19852154
19843365
19803238
19792110
19742711
19732130
19692590
19682126
19672198
19661453
19651497
19641403
19631902
19621425
19611963
19601447
19591249
19581122
19571121
1956886
1955845
1954867
1953903
1952720
1951861
1950721
1949694
1948708
1947589
1946573
1945535
1944502
1943463
1942450
1941405
1940382
1939357
1938309
1937309
1936323
1935290
1934286
1933293
1932287
1931279
1930286
1929261
1928258
1927255
1926236
1925225
1924213
1923214
1922201
1921201
1920190
1919190
1918195
1917186
1916178
1915181
1914196
1913197
1912202
1911191
1910187

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah852
Washington860
Minnesota973
Arizona1138
New York1301
California1308
Illinois1696
Texas2145

Even more about Cleo


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Cleo a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cleo?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1916
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Cleo
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 20,482
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +69

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