Cletus is a boy name and means illustrious; called forth, invoked. It is a Greek name and its pronunciation is \c-le-tus\. Other similar names and variants include: Anacletus, Cleo, Cleon, Clete, Cletis, Cletos, Cleytus, Kletos, Kletus. Cletus is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1018 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Cletus over the years and Cletus's popularity rank:

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cletus a popular name?

Over the years Cletus was most popular in 1922. According to the latest US census information Cletus ranks #802nd while according to Cletus ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Cletus?

According to the US census in 2018, 8 boys were born named Cletus, making Cletus the #8812th name more popular among boy names. In 1922 Cletus had the highest rank with 243 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Cletus?

Cletus is #8812th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Cletus more popular ?

The name Cletus was more popular in 1922 with 243 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Cletus

The last time a baby was named Cletus was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Cletus?

In 2020 there were 8 baby boys named Cletus.