Meaning:illustrious; called forth, invoked
Cletus is a boy's name of Greek origin. A diminutive form of Anacletus, it has several meanings, including "illustrious," "called forth," or "invoked." In the 1st century AD, Anacletus served as the pope for over a decade in ancient Rome. He was canonized in recent times, and his feast day is celebrated on April 26th. From honoring your faith to celebrating your roots, Cletus is a name with lots of possibilities. Baby Cletus may be encouraged to carve out their own life path while reviving a namesake that has been around for millennia.
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