Cletus Origin and Meaning
The name Cletus is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "called forth".
Sometimes used as a short-form of Catholic Pope name Anacletus, Cletus is an ancient name that has not-yet found the popularity of Theodore, Leo, Atticus and Max. It perhaps suffers from its association to the yokel character in The Simpsons , but we think it's time for a reconsideration, given how well it fits into several current trends. Nickname Clete is cute as a button!
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Famous People Named Cletus
- Cletus Erik Thule AnderssonSwedish water polo player
- Cletus "Clete" BlakemanAmerican football official
- Cletus IbetoNigerian businessman
- Cletus SeldinAmerican boxer
- Cletus Segbe WotorsonLiberian politician and geologist
- Cletus Handley Francis "Clete" TurnerAustralian AFL footballer
- Cletus "Clete" PattersonAmerican NFL player
- Robert Cletus "Bobby" DriscollAmerican actor
- Cletus Ositadimma UdeogaranyaNigerian Engineer
Cletus in Pop Culture
- Cletus Spuckler aka Cletus the SlackJawed Yokel, hillbilly character on TV's "The Simpsons"
- Cletuscharacter from the movie "The Grave"
- Cletus Hoggdeputy on TV's "The Dukes of Hazzard"
- Cletus Kasady aka CarnageMarvel Comics supervillain
- Cletus Jonescharacter in Starkid's" The Trail to Oregon" (he's killed three people!).
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