Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Cloelius. In Roman legend Cloelia was a maiden who was given to an Etruscan invader as a hostage. She managed to escape by swimming across the Tiber, at the same time helping some of the other captives to safety.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesClelia(Italian)
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Cloelia and her Companions by Jaques Stella (1654)Cloelia and her Companions by Jaques Stella (1654)


Entry updated December 3, 2009