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ScriptsΧλοη Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.KLO-ee English

Meaning & History

Means "green shoot" in Greek, referring to new plant growth in the spring. This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Demeter. The name is also mentioned by Paul in one of his epistles in the New Testament. As an English name, Chloe has been in use since the Protestant Reformation.
VariantKhloe English
Other Languages & CulturesChloé, Cloé French Cloe Italian Cloé Portuguese Cloe Spanish
Same SpellingChloé
User SubmissionChloë


Statue of Demeter, also called ChloeStatue of Demeter, also called Chloe


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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute