Cleopatra

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2k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cleopatra

"Cleopatra" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Glory of the Father". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cleopatra
a queen of Egypt; b. 69 b. c., d. 30 b. c.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Beautiful and charismatic queen of Egypt; mistress of Julius Caesar and later of Mark Antony; killed herself to avoid capture by Octavian (69-30 BC)
Wiktionary

From Ancient Greek Κλεοπάτρα (Kleopátra)

  1. A given name of women in the Ptolemy dynasty of Egypt; notably Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt (69–30 BCE); last of the Ptolemy family.

Cleopatra was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons Named Cleopatra

Cleopatra VII Philopator was royalty. She has been prominent since 51. Cleopatra was born as the child of Ptolemy XII Auletes and Cleopatra V of Egypt in Alexandria. She left this life on August 12th, 1930.

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Cleopatra Selene II is royalty. She holds the title Queen consort of Numidia, Queen consort of Mauretania, Queen consort ofNumidia, and Queen consort ofMauretania. Cleopatra was born as the child of Mark Antony and Cleopatra in Alexandria.

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Cleopatra Coleman is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Cleopatra was born on October 29th, 1987 in Wentworth Falls, Sydney, Australia.

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Cleopatra was born in 3.

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Cleopatra I Syra is a monarch. She holds the title Queen of Egypt and QueenofEgypt.

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Cleopatra Stratan is a singing and model (people). She was most prominent from 2006 to 2012. Cleopatra was born on October 6th, 2002 in Chișinău. Cleopatra is also known as Cleo.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cleopatra

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Saint was born in 4 in Mount Tabor. She left this life in 327.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1889 6 6 0
1890 6 6 0
1892 5 5 0
1893 5 5 0
1896 7 7 0
1897 5 5 0
1898 6 6 0
1899 5 5 0
1902 7 7 0
1903 7 7 0
1904 5 5 0
1905 5 5 0
1906 8 8 0
1907 11 11 0
1908 13 13 0
1909 5 5 0
1910 17 17 0
1911 17 17 0
1912 16 16 0
1913 13 13 0
1914 20 20 0
1915 17 17 0
1916 19 19 0
1917 30 30 0
1918 30 30 0
1919 42 42 0
1920 43 43 0
1921 41 41 0
1922 31 31 0
1923 33 33 0
1924 26 26 0
1925 24 24 0
1926 21 21 0
1927 47 47 0
1928 42 42 0
1929 32 32 0
1930 22 22 0
1931 33 33 0
1932 34 34 0
1933 28 28 0
1934 20 20 0
1935 21 21 0
1936 17 17 0
1937 17 17 0
1938 10 10 0
1939 8 8 0
1940 9 9 0
1941 13 13 0
1942 14 14 0
1943 14 14 0
1944 8 8 0
1945 10 10 0
1946 13 13 0
1947 19 19 0
1948 22 22 0
1949 12 12 0
1950 20 20 0
1951 13 13 0
1952 16 16 0
1953 20 20 0
1954 12 12 0
1955 11 11 0
1956 12 12 0
1957 10 10 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 9 9 0
1962 15 15 0
1963 12 12 0
1964 12 12 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 10 10 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 35 35 0
1974 52 52 0
1975 33 33 0
1976 22 22 0
1977 22 22 0
1978 28 28 0
1979 26 26 0
1980 13 13 0
1981 18 18 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 14 14 0
1984 14 14 0
1985 16 16 0
1986 15 15 0
1987 15 15 0
1988 21 21 0
1989 19 19 0
1990 15 15 0
1991 16 16 0
1992 20 20 0
1993 20 20 0
1994 21 21 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 19 19 0
1998 20 20 0
1999 34 34 0
2000 32 32 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 14 14 0
2004 16 16 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 19 19 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 20 20 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 22 22 0
2012 14 14 0
2013 21 21 0
2014 18 18 0
2015 22 22 0
2016 27 27 0
2017 29 29 0

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Popularity of Cleopatra as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Cleopatra

  • What name lists does Cleopatra rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Cleopatra? Cleopatra is the 6,484th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cleopatra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,150 babies born with the first name Cleopatra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cleopatra to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cleopatra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cleopatra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cleopatra is Wednesday, April 5th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Cleopatra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cleopatra was in 1974 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Cleopatra Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cleopatra is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Cleopatra: Your name in reverse order is Artapoelc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rolteapca. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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