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Cleo also means "glory".
-- Anonymous User  8/3/2005
This is a good name for a cat (no offense to people who have this name). My cat is named Cleo.
-- eponine_pontmercy  11/25/2005
Cléo de Mérode (born Cléopatra) was a French dancer of the Belle Époque. In 1896, King Léopold II attended the ballet, saw Mérode dance and fell in love with her. She is a legendary beautiful woman.
-- Anonymous User  12/29/2005
Lovely name if it wasn't for the fraud psychic Miss Cleo. "The cards never lie!"
-- Anonymous User  12/29/2005
Cleo is a fish in the Disney version of Pinocchio.
-- breakofday  12/30/2005
MUCH cooler than Chloe.
-- SeaHorse15  4/7/2006
Cute name!
-- esma  9/10/2006
This is a great name. It's not common. It sounds sophisticated and classy.
-- Anonymous User  10/10/2006
This name could be male, because it was my great-grandfather's middle name. It was going to be my sister's name, too, in honour of him, but she was stillborn.
-- Anonymous User  3/15/2007
I really like this name, it's a nice change from Chloe. I had a cat named Cleo once so I'm not sure I'd use it for a child.
-- mum2bubba  6/24/2007
Cleo, short for Cleopatra, was the villainess of the Tod Browning film "Freaks". She was a beautiful trapeze artist at a circus, who plots to marry and kill one of the sideshow performers, a "freak", so she can get his vast fortune. Cleo was played by Olga Baclonova. This is an amazing movie, especially considering it was made in 1931. It was banned in the UK for thirty years, and was rediscovered in the 1970's and has since become a cult classic.
-- harry_sent_me  4/29/2008
My sister is named Cleo & she likes having an unusual, but not odd, name. If people ask how to spell it she says "like the magazine" - but she totally hates it when people read it as Chloe, the two names do look/sound pretty different!
-- lilmissodd  8/13/2008
I like this name. It sounds better than Cleopatra. Unlike that name, Cleo is unpretentious and perfectly fine as a first name. However, the Miss Cleo association might be too much for some people.
-- bananarama  8/14/2008
Could also be a nickname for other names that begin with Cleo-, like Cleodora, Cleone, Cleocharia etc, which, in contrast to Cleopatra, are all pretty unusual names.
-- Undine  1/19/2009
Cleo is one of the main characters in the TV show "H2O: Just Add Water." She is a mermaid who has the power to move water with her mind (telekinesis for water, if you will). Cleo is played by Phoebe Tonkin, and she and her love interest Lewis are my favorite characters in the fun and awesome series.
-- harry_sent_me  2/19/2009
Cleo Laine great British jazz singer.
-- Anton  3/9/2010
Huh. I always thought that this was masculine. Must be because of the o-end.
I also think that this would be cute on a cat.
-- Anonymous User  4/16/2010
Cleo is an Australian women's interest magazine.
-- vomiting  2/7/2011
Hmm. I think of this as being more of a cat's name; though I actually really love it. I also gave a character in my novel this name. It's a pretty name, but it does sound better suited to a pet.
-- xsai  5/18/2011
Famous British jazz singer Cleo Laine (b. 1927) had the birth name Clementina Dinah Campbell.
-- Just Jonquil  2/19/2012
The name Cleo was given to 119 baby girls born in the US in 2012. It's a nice, quirky, unique name that should age well and is in my opinion a great alternative to the way too popular Chloe.
-- Oohvintage  7/17/2013
Cleo is a stubborn but friendly dog on the children's television program and book series "Clifford the Big Red Dog".
-- jazzycritique  1/2/2014
I named my tabby cat Cleo :) She's darling, and suits the name to a tee! Would make a wonderful human name as well.
-- Anonymous User  5/4/2014
I think the name Cleo sounds like a girl who likes pink and ballet. I also think the name Cleo sounds like a girl who is very, very, very kind and nice.
-- crystalchiara  8/3/2014

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