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Meaning of Chloe

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The name Chloe has the following meaning:

Young green shoot in Greek. It first appears in the Bible, and was a well-known name in literature. An example would be the tale of Daphnis and Chloe. It has steadily been gaining the favour in England and other English-speaking countries.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Chloe is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 24 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Chloe rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 1 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 9 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Chloe in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Chloe is pronounced as kloh-ee


Chloe originates from the Greek language.

See other suggested Greek girl baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Chloe and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Chloe: Boys - Ammon, Girls - Della, Elma, Eura, Iola, Reta, Retta, Sibyl, Thekla, Ximena, Both genders - Angel


Popular Variants for the name Chloe: Chl?e, Chlo? (French), Chloee, Chloie, Clo, Cloe, Cloey, Khloe (English)


Common nicknames for the name Chloe are: Kloh


We think the name Chloe should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Chloe to be: An easy-going person who loves having fun and is popular for that

In one word, you might describe Chloe as a(n) "fun-loving" person.

See other "fun-loving" names for girls.

Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Chloe (or its variants) are:

Chloe Stevens Sevigny, born on 18 November , a famous actress. Chloe Stevens Sevigny's background: US actress. Known for her impressive street fashion, this hip queen started out as a model and magazine 'It' girl. She advanced on to acting in several independent films, and soon had a dozen or so art house films to her credit. In the new millenium however, she went more mainstream and took a huge step to being an A-list actress through her portrayal of Lana Tisdel in 'Boys Don't Cry', which won her an Oscar and a Golden Globe nomination.
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