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Cleopatra, Cleo for short.

(16 Posts)
Gateau Mon 13-Jul-09 11:29:18

I have never heard any girl named this, but I love it: both the full version and the shortened. It does naturally sound very dramatic and IF I have a girl she may be a little shy thing.
Any thoughts?

seeker Mon 13-Jul-09 11:30:25

Cleo on its own if you must. Not Cleopatra!

Gateau Mon 13-Jul-09 11:33:45

I thought it might get that reaction. It's a very out there name!

NorbertDentressangle Mon 13-Jul-09 11:35:54

I know a Cleo, which I think is a lovely name, but not Cleopatra!

MaggieBeeBeau Mon 13-Jul-09 16:01:07

Cleo I like. Or Clio.

I knew of sisters Clio and Xara. And they would be in their late 40s now. Weird that both names became cars.

RenagadeMum Mon 13-Jul-09 16:02:14

Love Cleo.

V nearly called by dd this, short for Cleodie.

Don't like Cleopatra (comin' atcha)

HollyBunda Mon 13-Jul-09 17:59:44

We would have called DS Cleo - he is Theodore, or Theo.

But not Cleopatra, just Cleo is lovely.

MadameCastafiore Mon 13-Jul-09 18:01:36

Comin at ya!

(Sorry couldn't help it! Does it show my age?)

MrsMattie Mon 13-Jul-09 21:01:50

Cleo was on our list of favourites for DD. Cleopatra is gorgeous but I wouldn't have the guts! grin

LittleMissBliss Mon 13-Jul-09 21:11:26

Not Cleopatra, but i like Cleo.

boogiewoogie Mon 13-Jul-09 21:36:02

Cleo is cute!
Name of the late cat though.

jkklpu Mon 13-Jul-09 21:40:03

it's an awful lot to live up to

bruffin Mon 13-Jul-09 22:06:59

I know a Cleopatra known as Cleo, she is a teenager now.

bethdivine Mon 13-Jul-09 22:07:55

oh I loved the name Cleopatra, always thought when growing up if I ever had a daughter I'd call her Cleopatra Meg. DH vetoed it straight away needless to say! - I say go for it if you like it and your DP is ok with it!!!
<now beth runs off and hides as obviously in the minority here!!!>

dizzydixies Mon 13-Jul-09 23:07:33

DH wouldn't let me have Cleo for DD3 sad was going to use it as a nn for clementine though grin

mrswoolf Mon 13-Jul-09 23:20:00

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