Meaning and Origin of: Chloe

meaning of Chloe name

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Lark; Calinda and Calynda are contemporary variants or blends with Linda

What does Chloe mean and stand for?

The name Chloe means "blooming" or "fertility" in Greek, and was a very popular ancient Green name that was used in the Greek novel Daphnia and Chloe. "The word χλόη (khlóē), which was one of the many names of the goddess Demeter, refers to the young, green foliage or shoots of plants in spring," according to Wikipedia. It also appears in the New Testament.

Syllables: 2

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According to Social Security Administration data, Chloe has remained in the top 50 girl names since 2000, but has started declining in popularity since 2010, when it was at its peak at position nine.

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According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Chloe was at its peak popularity in February 2018.

The name Chloe rose to popularity in the 1990s and early 2000s, first reaching peak popularity in the United Kingdom. It has also seen popularity in Ireland, Australia, and Canada. Although it has been slowly declining in popularity over the last decade, it is still one of the most popular girl names of all time, and was a precursor to Emma, one of the most popular girl names of this century. Its popularity may be due in part to celebrities like actresses Chloe Grace Moretz and Chloe Sevigny, and reality start Khloe Kardashian.

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Nicknames for Chloe
  • Chlo
  • Lee
  • Lo

Pairs well with these middle names



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