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Thoughts on girl name.....

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Elmo303 Sun 19-Nov-17 07:49:13


Think this name is great because it’s strong, feminine without being fussy, classic and beautiful and with a lovely meaning: glory.

But I have doubts over whether or not it’s the one. (Don’t care about car or cat associations). Worried the “Cl” sound is too harsh?!

Thoughts anyone?

lovelyjubilly Sun 19-Nov-17 07:50:47

We have one and obviously love it!

She is often mistakenly called Chloe but we just politely correct smile

Discotits Sun 19-Nov-17 07:52:53

I’ve come across a few Cleos recently, along with a fair few Coras and Claras. I like it. My friend who named her baby Cleo recently says she gets a fair few people saying Chloe.

AnyaMoondial Sun 19-Nov-17 08:38:54

I think it's wonderful. I wish I was called Cleo!

Elmo303 Sun 19-Nov-17 09:41:17

Thanks for your comments, glad everyone likes it so far. It’s between this and Rose, which I also love for its simple, classic elegance. DH prefers Cleo tho smile

Alisvolatpropiis Sun 19-Nov-17 09:42:11

I like it!

MsJolly Sun 19-Nov-17 09:43:31

I prefer Clara TBH but no idea why

Elmo303 Sun 19-Nov-17 09:45:33

I like Clara but feel it’s very popular right now. Cleo has more of a unique but not too out there feel to me

KanyeWesticle Sun 19-Nov-17 09:52:39

Cleo Rose works - why not both?

Elmo303 Sun 19-Nov-17 09:57:38

Sounds lovely but always swore I wouldn’t put Rose in the middle as it’s such a default middle name. Maybe it’s not a big deal tho smile

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sun 19-Nov-17 12:31:54

Agree Cleo Rose, lovely !

Cauliflowercheede Sun 19-Nov-17 12:33:27

I love Cleo. It’s one of my favourite names.

Hate Clara.

MelinaM Sun 19-Nov-17 13:28:15

Lovely 🤗

WhatKatyDidNotDo Sun 19-Nov-17 16:11:43

Love it.

Yika Sun 19-Nov-17 16:12:53

Really love Cleo, for the reasons you have mentioned.

Smoliver Sun 19-Nov-17 17:40:14

I really like Cleo. It's sounds like a strong, beautiful, classic name to me smile

I don't think the "Cl" part sounds harsh when paired with the "e-o" part, whereas the "Cl" part of Clara sounds a bit harsh to me.

bridgetreilly Sun 19-Nov-17 18:04:56

Cleo much better than Rose, imo.

Motherducksaidquackquackquack Sun 19-Nov-17 19:45:52

Reeeeeally like it smile

Elmo303 Sun 19-Nov-17 19:55:02

Very encouraging responses, thanks guys!!

Ohyesiam Sun 19-Nov-17 21:09:34

It's really regal and feminine.

DramaAlpaca Sun 19-Nov-17 21:11:47

Love it.

I'd put Cleopatra on the birth cert though.

I wouldn't really grin

SuperBeagle Sun 19-Nov-17 22:43:21

I don't like it at all. Reminds me of mystics and cats.

But weirdly, Chloe is my all time favourite name.

I prefer Rose to Cleo.

IWouldBeSuperb Sun 19-Nov-17 22:50:05

Love it!

And if you wanted a 'full' name with Cleo as a nickname, I know a Cleome (pronounced Clee-oh-me) which I also think is gorgeous!

Ropsleybunny Sun 19-Nov-17 22:51:14

Love it 💕

Jjpeston Sun 19-Nov-17 23:23:59

Love it. Cool name - sounds like a strong girl name.

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