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justneedanamee Sun 02-Apr-17 23:50:11

opinions on this name? does it make you think of cleopatra because wouldn't REALLY want that. or does it sound too "made up"?

DramaAlpaca Sun 02-Apr-17 23:51:33

I suppose it does make me think of Cleopatra, but in a good way. Doesn't sound made up, anyway.

SirNiallDementia Sun 02-Apr-17 23:51:53

Lovely name! Very cool!

confuseddot Sun 02-Apr-17 23:54:00

I think of clepoatra or cleo mcqueen from hollyoaks. My dad's dog is also called cleo and I know 3 other dogs named it. Pretty name though! X

ErrolTheDragon Sun 02-Apr-17 23:55:23

It doesn't sound 'made up' at all - because it isn't. Yes, it inevitably makes people think of Cleopatra (but is that a bad thing? Powerful and beautiful woman) - but apart from that, made me think of Cleo Laine (maybe that shows my age though)

HoratioNightboy Sun 02-Apr-17 23:56:32

Love Cleo! Makes me think of Amanda Barrie in Carry On Cleo, rather then Cleopatra herself. I've known a few though, and never thought of anyone other than the person themselves. And definitely not made up.

ItchyFoot Mon 03-Apr-17 00:01:19

It was on our shortlist for dd1. She really suits the name we picked but she definitely would have made an awesome little Cleo. Go for it!

Sophronia Mon 03-Apr-17 00:23:00

I like it!

KoalaDownUnder Mon 03-Apr-17 00:24:05

It's one of my favourite names ever.

EasterRobin Mon 03-Apr-17 00:40:39

It's a great name. I've always loved it. (Could never pick between Cleo or Chloe though)

CadburyMellos Mon 03-Apr-17 07:23:10

I adore C names but Cleo is too much of a car name for me.

WhereforeArtThouManatee Mon 03-Apr-17 07:26:44

I work with a Cleo. She's very strong, very cool, so I think it's a great name!

Serowe72 Mon 03-Apr-17 07:34:06

Car, cat or stripper

Bogburglar75 Mon 03-Apr-17 07:34:51

Cleo Laine. Excellent name.

Thingvellir Mon 03-Apr-17 08:04:42

Love it. But I do have a cat called Cleopatra nn Cleo

ErrolTheDragon Mon 03-Apr-17 08:06:27

* Cleo is too much of a car name for me.*

That's Clio. Which would otherwise be a nice alternative - the Greek muse of history.

plutohasfeelingstoo Mon 03-Apr-17 08:06:44

Love it. I knew one when I was young and to me she was the coolest person alive.

Jooni Mon 03-Apr-17 08:23:27

Love it!

Fraggleface Mon 03-Apr-17 08:30:45

Love it. On our shortlist should we have a dd2.

SuperBeagle Mon 03-Apr-17 08:33:54

I don't like it, but, weirdly, Chloe is my favourite name. hmm

thebakerwithboobs Mon 03-Apr-17 08:34:44

Our dog is called Cleo...

TheDowagerCuntess Mon 03-Apr-17 08:42:48

No, not Cleopatra, Cleo Laine for me too.

FoxesSitOnBoxes Mon 03-Apr-17 08:44:57

Cleo is an excellent name!

Lindy2 Mon 03-Apr-17 08:52:58

I know a little girl called Cleo. I also know a cat called Cleo.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Mon 03-Apr-17 09:54:13

It's nice. It doesn't make me think of Cleopatra.

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