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Gender: Male Meaning of Cleveland: "hilly land, from the cliff" Origin of Cleveland: English

The name Cleveland is a boy's name of English origin meaning "hilly land, from the cliff". Cleveland and is often added to lists like Names for City Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Elimination CAF".

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A presidential and place-name that's not a stand-out in either category.

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Famous People Named Cleveland

Cleveland Amory, American author and animal rights activist
Cleveland Keith "Cleve" Benedict, U.S. Congressman from West Virginia
Cleveland White, aka Schoolboy Cleve, American blues harmonica player
Grover Cleveland, 22nd and 24th President of the United States

Pop Culture References for the name Cleveland

Cleveland Orenthal Brown, character on TV's "Family Guy" and "The Cleveland Show"
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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