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Gender: Female Pronunciation: CLAY-uh Origin of Clea: Literary name

The name Clea is a girl's name . Clea and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

An attractive and unusual name that may be a variation of Cleo, Clea was possibly invented by Lawrence Durrell for a character in his Alexandria Quartet.

Actress Clea DuVall is one noted bearer of the name, another is Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward's youngest daughter, who was named Claire Olivia, but always called Clea.

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Famous People Named Clea

Clea Helen D'etienne DuVall, American actress
Clea Koff, American forensic anthropologist and author
Clea Newman, daughter of actor Paul Newman

Pop Culture References for the name Clea

Clea Montis, character in The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell
Clea, character in Doctor Strange comics
Clea Airecott, character in the Arianna Airecott series

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