The name Cleopatra is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "glory of the father". Cleopatra and is often added to lists like Attitude Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "makeover girls!".
From the experts:
A royal name in ancient Egypt that's never quite made it to the modern world, though nickname Cleo is widely used. Other now-extinct Cleopatra diminutives, including Cleora and Cleola, achieved some popularity in the early 20th century when there was a crazy for all things Egypt-related as the ancient tombs were opened and artifacts displayed. In the US, Cleopatra became a popular silent film in 1917 starring Theda Bara.