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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cletus

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Alt. Meaning

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

T is for tender, loving nature.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Notable Persons Named Cletus

Clete Blakeman is a national football league, official (american football), lawyer, nflofficial, and attorney. Clete was given the name Cletus W. Blakeman on June 23rd, 1964 in Blair, Nebraska.

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Cletus was born on September 11th, 1986 in Shirley, New York. Cletus is also known as The Hebrew Hammer.

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Cletus was born on November 6th, 1952.

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Mighty Dougla is a calypso music musician. Mighty was given the name Cletus Ali in Port of Spain. Mighty is also known as Ali and Cletus.

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Cletus was born on May 2nd, 1909 in Old Forge, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. He breathed his last breath on April 15th, 1961.

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Cletus was born on January 20th, 1962.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 5 0 5
1888 5 0 5
1891 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1893 12 0 12
1894 10 0 10
1895 10 0 10
1896 11 0 11
1897 9 0 9
1898 13 5 8
1899 15 5 10
1900 15 0 15
1901 12 0 12
1902 10 0 10
1903 15 0 15
1904 15 0 15
1905 19 0 19
1906 14 0 14
1907 24 0 24
1908 30 0 30
1909 31 0 31
1910 28 0 28
1911 39 5 34
1912 73 7 66
1913 90 7 83
1914 103 6 97
1915 163 9 154
1916 182 11 171
1917 201 12 189
1918 216 16 200
1919 181 13 168
1920 182 9 173
1921 187 13 174
1922 243 10 233
1923 201 0 201
1924 242 16 226
1925 197 13 184
1926 213 13 200
1927 206 13 193
1928 169 9 160
1929 173 14 159
1930 177 0 177
1931 143 11 132
1932 156 0 156
1933 131 6 125
1934 134 0 134
1935 141 5 136
1936 127 0 127
1937 125 6 119
1938 103 6 97
1939 99 0 99
1940 103 7 96
1941 110 5 105
1942 93 5 88
1943 106 5 101
1944 79 5 74
1945 88 0 88
1946 87 0 87
1947 79 0 79
1948 83 5 78
1949 82 0 82
1950 81 0 81
1951 86 0 86
1952 75 0 75
1953 62 0 62
1954 63 0 63
1955 67 0 67
1956 57 0 57
1957 64 0 64
1958 55 0 55
1959 51 0 51
1960 56 0 56
1961 64 0 64
1962 49 0 49
1963 62 0 62
1964 66 0 66
1965 54 0 54
1966 62 0 62
1967 52 0 52
1968 34 0 34
1969 37 0 37
1970 40 0 40
1971 31 0 31
1972 28 0 28
1973 22 0 22
1974 20 0 20
1975 18 0 18
1976 29 0 29
1977 21 0 21
1978 18 0 18
1979 24 0 24
1980 25 0 25
1981 28 0 28
1982 20 0 20
1983 21 0 21
1984 17 0 17
1985 19 0 19
1986 18 0 18
1987 13 0 13
1988 12 0 12
1989 16 0 16
1990 10 0 10
1991 17 0 17
1993 11 0 11
1994 9 0 9
1996 10 0 10
1997 11 0 11
1999 12 0 12
2000 5 0 5
2001 11 0 11
2002 8 0 8
2003 7 0 7
2004 9 0 9
2006 5 0 5
2007 5 0 5
2008 6 0 6
2009 5 0 5
2011 7 0 7
2012 5 0 5
2013 7 0 7
2014 7 0 7
2015 8 0 8
2016 6 0 6
2017 6 0 6

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Popularity of Cletus as a first name

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Common last names for Cletus

  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Phillips
  • Martin
  • Meyer
  • Myers
  • Walker
  • Schneider
  • Young
  • May

Fun Facts about the name Cletus

  • How Popular is the name Cletus? Cletus is the 2,934th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cletus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,644 babies born with the first name Cletus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cletus to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cletus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cletus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cletus is Tuesday, January 3rd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Cletus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cletus was in 1922 with a total of 233 babies.
  • Random Cletus Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cletus is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Cletus: Your name in reverse order is Sutelc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Utlecs. How do you pronounce that?

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