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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cleta

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Wiktionary

From Ancient Greek Κλήτα (Klḗta, literally “fame and glory”).

  1. (Greek mythology) One of the Charites worshiped in Sparta along with Phaenna.

Notable Persons Named Cleta

Cleta Deatherage Mitchell is a lawyer and politician. Cleta was given the name Cleta B. Deatherage on September 15th, 1950 in Oklahoma City.

Popularity:

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 5 0
1888 10 10 0
1893 7 7 0
1894 8 8 0
1895 7 7 0
1896 13 13 0
1897 10 10 0
1898 14 14 0
1899 8 8 0
1900 10 10 0
1901 10 10 0
1902 13 13 0
1903 16 16 0
1904 13 13 0
1905 21 21 0
1906 9 9 0
1907 22 22 0
1908 19 19 0
1909 25 25 0
1910 18 18 0
1911 39 39 0
1912 40 40 0
1913 50 50 0
1914 69 69 0
1915 82 82 0
1916 89 89 0
1917 87 87 0
1918 88 88 0
1919 64 64 0
1920 86 86 0
1921 100 100 0
1922 85 85 0
1923 77 77 0
1924 85 85 0
1925 95 95 0
1926 99 99 0
1927 88 88 0
1928 92 92 0
1929 83 83 0
1930 91 91 0
1931 110 110 0
1932 94 94 0
1933 73 73 0
1934 125 125 0
1935 136 136 0
1936 102 102 0
1937 80 80 0
1938 100 100 0
1939 77 77 0
1940 77 77 0
1941 77 77 0
1942 56 56 0
1943 69 69 0
1944 58 58 0
1945 57 57 0
1946 46 46 0
1947 66 66 0
1948 52 52 0
1949 59 59 0
1950 48 48 0
1951 47 47 0
1952 50 50 0
1953 63 63 0
1954 51 51 0
1955 52 52 0
1956 36 36 0
1957 32 32 0
1958 25 25 0
1959 31 31 0
1960 21 21 0
1961 20 20 0
1962 15 15 0
1963 12 12 0
1964 11 11 0
1966 17 17 0
1967 18 18 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 12 12 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 10 10 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 6 6 0
1977 5 5 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 5 5 0
1980 7 7 0

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Popularity of Cleta as a first name

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Common last names for Cleta

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Johnson
  • Clark
  • Baker
  • Thompson
  • Wilson
  • Hill

Fun Facts about the name Cleta

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  • How Popular is the name Cleta? Cleta is the 4,345th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cleta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,012 babies born with the first name Cleta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cleta to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cleta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cleta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cleta is Wednesday, May 12th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Cleta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cleta was in 1935 with a total of 136 babies.
  • Random Cleta Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cleta is not a popular baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1955.
  • Weird things about the name Cleta: Your name in reverse order is Atelc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elact. How do you pronounce that?

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