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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cletis

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Alt. Meaning

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for serious, not always joking.

Notable Persons Named Cletis

Cletis Carr is an alternative country, folk rock, blues rock, and acoustic music singing, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist. He plays Guitar, Slide guitar, Mandolin, Bass guitar, Piano, Organ (music), and Vocals. He was most active from 1975 to present. Cletis was born Cletis Carr on August 4th, 1959 in Portland, Oregon.

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Cletis Gordon is a football player. He was most prominent from 2006 to 2009. Cletis was born on April 23rd, 1983.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1904 6 0 6
1910 5 0 5
1911 7 7 0
1912 17 0 17
1913 13 0 13
1914 21 7 14
1915 41 7 34
1916 41 11 30
1917 23 0 23
1918 41 7 34
1919 33 10 23
1920 51 14 37
1921 45 6 39
1922 29 0 29
1923 37 6 31
1924 52 8 44
1925 44 9 35
1926 42 5 37
1927 46 10 36
1928 41 7 34
1929 41 7 34
1930 40 5 35
1931 40 11 29
1932 38 0 38
1933 30 6 24
1934 41 5 36
1935 26 0 26
1936 26 0 26
1937 34 0 34
1938 21 0 21
1939 17 0 17
1940 27 5 22
1941 22 0 22
1942 26 6 20
1943 20 0 20
1944 13 0 13
1945 16 0 16
1946 26 0 26
1947 22 0 22
1948 17 0 17
1949 14 0 14
1950 18 0 18
1951 14 0 14
1952 18 0 18
1953 11 0 11
1954 8 0 8
1955 10 0 10
1956 12 0 12
1957 14 0 14
1958 13 0 13
1959 12 0 12
1960 41 0 41
1961 41 0 41
1962 44 0 44
1963 40 0 40
1964 27 0 27
1965 20 0 20
1966 18 0 18
1967 18 0 18
1968 14 0 14
1969 13 0 13
1970 6 0 6
1971 18 0 18
1972 10 0 10
1973 9 0 9
1974 9 0 9
1975 13 0 13
1976 10 0 10
1977 7 0 7
1978 9 0 9
1979 5 0 5
1980 13 0 13
1981 7 0 7
1983 7 0 7
1985 10 0 10
1987 5 0 5
1988 10 0 10
1993 5 0 5
1995 5 0 5
1996 5 0 5

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Popularity of Cletis as a first name

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Common last names for Cletis

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Wilson
  • Clark
  • Brown
  • Cooper
  • Hall

Fun Facts about the name Cletis

  • How Popular is the name Cletis? Cletis is the 7,345th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cletis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,761 babies born with the first name Cletis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cletis 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 Cletis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cletis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cletis is Wednesday, December 19th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Cletis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cletis was in 1924 with a total of 44 babies.
  • Random Cletis Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cletis is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Cletis: Your name in reverse order is Sitelc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Csilet. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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