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Cleo

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< 1k Clea (Greek)

How popular is the baby name Cleo in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 22 17 5
1881 23 23 0
1882 18 18 0
1883 26 26 0
1884 36 30 6
1885 40 32 8
1886 50 42 8
1887 43 37 6
1888 75 63 12
1889 77 70 7
1890 93 81 12
1891 86 76 10
1892 111 95 16
1893 143 122 21
1894 129 118 11
1895 144 125 19
1896 161 134 27
1897 155 131 24
1898 154 139 15
1899 143 132 11
1900 230 198 32
1901 186 160 26
1902 231 198 33
1903 261 221 40
1904 270 230 40
1905 297 248 49
1906 290 238 52
1907 381 325 56
1908 340 290 50
1909 393 333 60
1910 429 357 72
1911 436 358 78
1912 608 469 139
1913 681 536 145
1914 887 672 215
1915 1,263 914 349
1916 1,350 1,031 319
1917 1,322 1,009 313
1918 1,372 1,009 363
1919 1,369 1,014 355
1920 1,398 1,048 350
1921 1,337 992 345
1922 1,300 991 309
1923 1,197 883 314
1924 1,209 909 300
1925 1,110 812 298
1926 1,010 730 280
1927 997 662 335
1928 847 606 241
1929 781 584 197
1930 724 515 209
1931 705 482 223
1932 655 455 200
1933 632 417 215
1934 656 448 208
1935 592 426 166
1936 528 350 178
1937 550 391 159
1938 565 387 178
1939 453 312 141
1940 441 301 140
1941 412 275 137
1942 432 277 155
1943 377 244 133
1944 329 212 117
1945 288 182 106
1946 335 204 131
1947 352 212 140
1948 268 168 100
1949 274 164 110
1950 257 157 100
1951 228 133 95
1952 273 167 106
1953 240 133 107
1954 225 143 82
1955 243 147 96
1956 231 142 89
1957 182 105 77
1958 156 99 57
1959 158 94 64
1960 122 71 51
1961 136 76 60
1962 120 79 41
1963 102 55 47
1964 126 75 51
1965 107 60 47
1966 105 53 52
1967 72 39 33
1968 68 37 31
1969 72 33 39
1970 67 32 35
1971 67 33 34
1972 59 34 25
1973 74 40 34
1974 64 40 24
1975 72 28 44
1976 51 24 27
1977 69 32 37
1978 71 31 40
1979 67 36 31
1980 55 29 26
1981 50 25 25
1982 56 24 32
1983 53 29 24
1984 45 23 22
1985 59 39 20
1986 64 39 25
1987 64 38 26
1988 55 33 22
1989 43 30 13
1990 66 39 27
1991 56 37 19
1992 74 54 20
1993 50 35 15
1994 55 41 14
1995 52 39 13
1996 74 59 15
1997 76 56 20
1998 74 61 13
1999 64 50 14
2000 82 66 16
2001 79 74 5
2002 80 69 11
2003 65 58 7
2004 57 51 6
2005 63 51 12
2006 64 58 6
2007 75 63 12
2008 61 48 13
2009 76 71 5
2010 84 77 7
2011 94 87 7
2012 140 124 16
2013 88 81 7
2014 107 100 7
2015 134 118 16

Want to know about the popularity of the Cleo baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41,497 babies born with the name Cleo in the United States. That's more than enough Cleos to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 22 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cleo" was in 1920 with a total of 1,048 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cleos)

According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cleo" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 19 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of 1,350 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cleo" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cleo as well as things modernly associated with the name Cleo such as celebrities named Cleo.

Origin and Meaning of Cleo

The name "Cleo" is of Greek origin, and it means "To Praise, Acclaim". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Cleo Moore

Cleo was born in 1928 as Cleouna Moore in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.

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Pat Corley

Pat was born in 1930 as Cleo Pat Corley in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Cleo

Cleo Buckman Schwimmer
Cleo Rose Elliott
Cleo By Panache Swim
Cleo De Nile
Cleo Laine
Cleo Manago
Cleo King
Cleo Massey
Cleo Coyle
Cleo Elliott

Alternative Meanings

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

Your name in reverse order is "Oelc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oelc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Cleo born Feb 12, 1976

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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