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Clelia

Heart
Latin
"famous"

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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Lists containing Clelia

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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
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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
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