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Gender: Male Meaning of Cletus: "called forth" Origin of Cletus: Greek

The name Cletus is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "called forth". Cletus and is often added to user-created lists like Amazingly Horrible Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "The Makeover Baby Name Game".

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Famous People Named Cletus

Cletus Erik Thule Andersson, Swedish water polo player
Cletus "Clete" Blakeman, American football official
Cletus Ibeto, Nigerian businessman
Cletus Seldin, American boxer
Cletus Segbe Wotorson, Liberian politician and geologist
Cletus Handley Francis "Clete" Turner, Australian AFL footballer
Cletus "Clete" Patterson, American NFL player
Robert Cletus "Bobby" Driscoll, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Cletus

Cletus Spuckler aka Cletus the Slack-Jawed Yokel, hillbilly character on TV's "The Simpsons"
Cletus, character from the movie "The Grave"
Cletus Hogg, deputy on TV's "The Dukes of Hazzard"
Cletus Kasady aka Carnage, Marvel Comics supervillain

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