Clio Origin and Meaning

The name Clio is girl's name of Greek origin meaning "glory".
Clio is the name of the ancient Greek mythological muse of history and heroic poetry, one that is rich with modern charm and would make an intriguing choice, especially thanks to its dynamic o-ending. Unlike the sound-alike Cleo, which brings up visions of Cleopatra, Clio is very much a stand-alone name.

Other Greek muse names you might consider: Thalia and Calliope.

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Famous People Named Clio

  • Clio CresswellAustralian mathematician and author
  • Clio GoldsmithFrench actress; sister,in,law of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
  • Clio GouldEnglish violinist and concertmaster
  • Clio Danae OthoneouGreek actress and musician
  • Olive Clio HazlettAmerican mathematician
  • Clio Davidson (b. 2011)daughter of actors Mary Stuart Masterson and Jeremy Davidson; twin of brother Wilder

Clio in Pop Culture

  • ClioGreek muse of history
  • ClioGreek mythological daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, an Oceanid
  • ClioGreek mythological daughter of Nereus and Doris, a sea nymph
  • ClioSerafina's hippokamp in Jennifer Donnelly's "Deep Blue" series
  • Clio Awardsfor excellence in advertising
  • Cliomodel of Renault car