Clelia Origin and Meaning
The name Clelia is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "famous".
The obscure yet not unappealing name of a legendary heroine of Rome. The ancient Clelia escaped an Etruscan invader by swimming across the Tiber River.
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Famous People Named Clelia
- Saint Clelia BarbieriItalian founder of Sisters Minims of Our Lady of Sorrows
- Clelia MataniaBritish,Italian actress
- Clelia Duel MosherAmerican hygienist and women's health advocate
- (Clelia Maria Josepha) Giuseppina StrepponiItalian operatic soprano; second wife of composer Giuseppe Verdi
- Clelia IruzunBrazilian pianist
- Clelia BompianiItalian painter
- Clélia ReuseSwiss Olympic runner
- Clelia Grillo BorromeoItalian mathematician and scientist
- Clelia Durazzo GrimaldiItalian botanist and marchesa
Clelia in Pop Culture
- Cleliacharacter from 'la Fidelite'
- Clelia Conticharacter in 'The Charterhouse of Parma' by Stendhal
- Princess Claeliacharacter in 'The Cloister and the Hearth' by Charles Reade