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Meaning of Cleopatra

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The name Cleopatra has the following meaning:

A famed heroine. A transcription of Macedonian Greek names, which connotes heroic status and fame surpassing all others. Cleopatra VII Philopator was the last ruling Egyptian Pharaoh. Egypt came under Roman rule after she passed away. Famous for her great political astuteness, and her beauty, she committed suicide upon her armies' defeat by the Octavians, allowing herself to be bitten by an asp (breed of Egyptian snake). The story of her life has been immortalized in William Shakespeare's works.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Cleopatra is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available popularity statistics for the name Cleopatra in the USA, for the past 100 years.
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The name Cleopatra is pronounced as klee&oh-pet-rah


Cleopatra originates from the Greek language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Cleopatra and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Cleopatra: Boys - Damasus, Damian, Nereus, Nestor, Orion, Girls - Athena, Drea, Magdalene, Rhea, Both genders - Agnes, Alpha, Andra, Andrew, Angel, Barbara


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We think the name Cleopatra should fall under the following style category: Mythical and Mysterious.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Cleopatra to be: A powerful and beautiful lady

In one word, you might describe Cleopatra as a(n) "powerful" person.

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