Given Name CLEVELAND

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KLEEV-lənd  [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which was derived from an Old English place name meaning "hilly land". This was the surname of American president Grover Cleveland (1837-1908). It is also the name of an American city, which was founded by surveyor Moses Cleaveland (1754-1806).
DIMINUTIVE: Cleve

Categories

American presidential surnames, cities, currently out of the US top 1000, Family Guy characters, surnames
Entry updated October 11, 2012