Chloe Name Meaning

Lastest Updated June 7, 2024
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Fact: The name Chloe has been popular in the English-speaking world since the Protestant Reformation. Ranked at 26th most common name in America in 2023.

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A Deep Dive

Chloe Overview

Meaning

Blooming, fertility

Gender

Girl

Origin

Greek

Etymology

Rooted in themes of new growth and flourishing from Greek culture.

Religion

Christianity

Pronunciation

/ˈkloʊi/

Popularity

Chloe has consistently ranked high in popularity charts, especially in English-speaking countries.

Syllable

1 syllable

Length

5 letters

Numerology

7 (Analytical, Studious, Knowledgeable)

Name Styles

Popular, Mythological, Cute, Nature-inspired

Associated Traits

Growth, fertility, new beginnings, vitality

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

In Greek mythology, Chloe is an epithet of Demeter, emphasizing themes of agriculture, harvest, and fertility.
A Deep Dive

Chloe Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Khloe, Cloé, Cloey, Cloe, Kloe, Chloé, Kloey, Chloee, Clowie

Common Nicknames

Coco, Lolo, Cece, Coley, Clo-Clo

Diminutives

Cee, Lola, Loey, Clo, Chlo

Famous People

  • Chloe Kim
    (American Snowboarder)
  • Chloe Bennet
    (American Actress)
  • Chloe Grace Moretz
    (American Actress)
  • Chloe Sevigny
    (American Actress)
  • Chloe Zhao
    (Chinese Filmmaker)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Chloe Sullivan
    ("Smallville," TV Series)
  • "Chloe"
    (TV Series)

Places

  • Chloe Community
    (West Virginia, USA)

What Is the Meaning of Chloe?

The name Chloe means “blooming” or “fertility.” It is often associated with new growth and flourishing.

What Is the Origin of The Name Chloe?

Chloe originates from Greek culture. The name was notably used in ancient Greek mythology, where it was one of the epithets of the goddess Demeter, the goddess of agriculture and harvest. This connection emphasizes themes of growth and fertility.

Chloe Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Chloe in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#252021#192022#262023
Top 3 Rankings#92009#92010#102008

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Chloe

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
202326
(-7 from 2022)
5960
(-511 from 2022)
0.34073
202219
(+6 from 2021)
6471
(+136 from 2021)
0.36089
202125
(+1 from 2020)
6335
(+193 from 2020)
0.35360
202026
(-2 from 2019)
6142
(-263 from 2019)
0.34746
201924
(+1 from 2018)
6405
(-268 from 2018)
0.34907
201825
(-3 from 2017)
6673
(-305 from 2017)
0.35883
201722
(-2 from 2016)
6978
(-498 from 2016)
0.36937
201620
(-3 from 2015)
7476
(-474 from 2015)
0.38618
201517
(+1 from 2014)
7950
(-612 from 2014)
0.40751
201418
(-4 from 2013)
8562
(-233 from 2013)
0.43766
201314
(-3 from 2012)
8795
(-872 from 2012)
0.45625
201211
(-1 from 2011)
9667
(-1339 from 2011)
0.49844
201110
(-1 from 2010)
11006
(-757 from 2010)
0.56800
20109
No change from 2009
11763
(-154 from 2009)
0.59994
20099
(+1 from 2008)
11917
(+84 from 2008)
0.58847
200810
(+6 from 2007)
11833
(+1074 from 2007)
0.56811
200716
(+2 from 2006)
10759
(+356 from 2006)
0.50834
200618
(+1 from 2005)
10403
(+805 from 2005)
0.49763
200519
(+4 from 2004)
9598
(+869 from 2004)
0.47291
200423
(+1 from 2003)
8729
(-352 from 2003)
0.43260
200324
(+1 from 2002)
9081
(+179 from 2002)
0.45259
200225
(+5 from 2001)
8902
(+725 from 2001)
0.45073
200130
(+8 from 2000)
8177
(+1083 from 2000)
0.41278
200038
(+25 from 1999)
7094
(+2129 from 1999)
0.35546
199963
(+24 from 1998)
4965
(+1172 from 1998)
0.25503
199887
(+22 from 1997)
3793
(+778 from 1997)
0.19567
1997109
(+3 from 1996)
3015
(+235 from 1996)
0.15792
1996112
(+24 from 1995)
2780
(+448 from 1995)
0.14500
1995136
(+19 from 1994)
2332
(+253 from 1994)
0.12136
1994155
(+3 from 1993)
2079
(+122 from 1993)
0.10665
1993158
(+3 from 1992)
1957
(+64 from 1992)
0.09926
1992161
(+18 from 1991)
1893
(+222 from 1991)
0.09443
1991179
(+33 from 1990)
1671
(+300 from 1990)
0.08218
1990212
(+90 from 1989)
1371
(+509 from 1989)
0.06673
1989302
(+177 from 1988)
862
(+387 from 1988)
0.04327
1988479
(-41 from 1987)
475
(-32 from 1987)
0.02470
1987438
(+23 from 1986)
507
(+41 from 1986)
0.02705
1986461
(+101 from 1985)
466
(+115 from 1985)
0.02525
1985562
(+25 from 1984)
351
(+42 from 1984)
0.01901
1984587
(+255 from 1983)
309
(+127 from 1983)
0.01714
1983842
(+8 from 1982)
182
(-1 from 1982)
0.01017
1982850
(+231 from 1981)
183
(+54 from 1981)
0.01009
19811081
(-51 from 1980)
129
(-10 from 1980)
0.00721
19801030
(+230 from 1979)
139
(+38 from 1979)
0.00781
19791260
(-157 from 1978)
101
(-17 from 1978)
0.00586
19781103
(+172 from 1977)
118
(+25 from 1977)
0.00718
19771275
(+11 from 1976)
93
(+8 from 1976)
0.00565
19761286
(+241 from 1975)
85
(+19 from 1975)
0.00541
19751527
(+206 from 1974)
66
(+14 from 1974)
0.00423
19741733
(+98 from 1973)
52
(+6 from 1973)
0.00332
19731831
(+567 from 1972)
46
(+16 from 1972)
0.00296
19722398
(+144 from 1971)
30
(+1 from 1971)
0.00186
19712542
(+237 from 1970)
29
(+4 from 1970)
0.00165
19702779
(-263 from 1969)
25
(-2 from 1969)
0.00136
19692516
(+114 from 1968)
27
(+4 from 1968)
0.00153
19682630
(+238 from 1967)
23
(+4 from 1967)
0.00135
19672868
(+399 from 1966)
19
(+4 from 1966)
0.00111
19663267
(-4 from 1965)
15
No change from 1965
0.00085
19653263
(-588 from 1964)
15
(-7 from 1964)
0.00082
19642675
(+30 from 1963)
22
(+1 from 1963)
0.00112
19632705
(-242 from 1962)
21
(-3 from 1962)
0.00106
19622463
(+598 from 1961)
24
(+7 from 1961)
0.00118
19613061
(-412 from 1960)
17
(-4 from 1960)
0.00082
19602649
(-856 from 1959)
21
(-17 from 1959)
0.00101
19591793
(+1069 from 1958)
38
(+21 from 1958)
0.00183
19582862
(-210 from 1957)
17
(-2 from 1957)
0.00082
19572652
(-403 from 1956)
19
(-5 from 1956)
0.00091
19562249
(-93 from 1955)
24
(-1 from 1955)
0.00117
19552156
(-247 from 1954)
25
(-5 from 1954)
0.00125
19541909
(-406 from 1953)
30
(-12 from 1953)
0.00151
19531503
(+475 from 1952)
42
(+16 from 1952)
0.00218
19521978
(-450 from 1951)
26
(-12 from 1951)
0.00137
19511528
(-4 from 1950)
38
(+1 from 1950)
0.00206
19501524
(+173 from 1949)
37
(+6 from 1949)
0.00210
19491697
(-198 from 1948)
31
(-7 from 1948)
0.00177
19481499
(-197 from 1947)
38
(-11 from 1947)
0.00218
19471302
(-181 from 1946)
49
(-8 from 1946)
0.00270
19461121
(+253 from 1945)
57
(+23 from 1945)
0.00353
19451374
(-234 from 1944)
34
(-13 from 1944)
0.00253
19441140
(-188 from 1943)
47
(-21 from 1943)
0.00344
1943952
(+8 from 1942)
68
(+2 from 1942)
0.00474
1942960
(-145 from 1941)
66
(-12 from 1941)
0.00475
1941815
(+5 from 1940)
78
(+3 from 1940)
0.00626
1940820
(+42 from 1939)
75
(+9 from 1939)
0.00635
1939862
(-87 from 1938)
66
(-15 from 1938)
0.00582
1938775
(-29 from 1937)
81
(-2 from 1937)
0.00710
1937746
(-46 from 1936)
83
(-8 from 1936)
0.00753
1936700
(+105 from 1935)
91
(+20 from 1935)
0.00845
1935805
(-49 from 1934)
71
(-7 from 1934)
0.00653
1934756
(+13 from 1933)
78
(+5 from 1933)
0.00721
1933769
(-21 from 1932)
73
(-8 from 1932)
0.00698
1932748
(+139 from 1931)
81
(+21 from 1931)
0.00732
1931887
(-170 from 1930)
60
(-34 from 1930)
0.00544
1930717
(+97 from 1929)
94
(+19 from 1929)
0.00806
1929814
(+110 from 1928)
75
(+11 from 1928)
0.00648
1928924
(-13 from 1927)
64
(-3 from 1927)
0.00535
1927911
(+20 from 1926)
67
(+3 from 1926)
0.00542
1926931
(+13 from 1925)
64
(+2 from 1925)
0.00520
1925944
(-95 from 1924)
62
(-16 from 1924)
0.00491
1924849
(+15 from 1923)
78
(+6 from 1923)
0.00602
1923864
(-12 from 1922)
72
(-2 from 1922)
0.00575
1922852
(-91 from 1921)
74
(-18 from 1921)
0.00593
1921761
(-32 from 1920)
92
(-6 from 1920)
0.00719
1920729
(+83 from 1919)
98
(+23 from 1919)
0.00788
1919812
(-89 from 1918)
75
(-24 from 1918)
0.00638
1918723
(-58 from 1917)
99
(-5 from 1917)
0.00823
1917665
(-69 from 1916)
104
(-23 from 1916)
0.00926
1916596
(+3 from 1915)
127
(+8 from 1915)
0.01170
1915599
(+102 from 1914)
119
(+51 from 1914)
0.01162
1914701
(-83 from 1913)
68
(-2 from 1913)
0.00854
1913618
(-36 from 1912)
70
(+1 from 1912)
0.01069
1912582
(-86 from 1911)
69
No change from 1911
0.01176
1911496
(+88 from 1910)
69
(+19 from 1910)
0.01562
1910584
(+30 from 1909)
50
(+10 from 1909)
0.01192
1909614
(-40 from 1908)
40
(-2 from 1908)
0.01087
1908574
(-20 from 1907)
42
(-1 from 1907)
0.01185
1907554
(-82 from 1906)
43
(-9 from 1906)
0.01274
1906472
(+56 from 1905)
52
(+10 from 1905)
0.01659
1905528
(-78 from 1904)
42
(-10 from 1904)
0.01355
1904450
(-25 from 1903)
52
(-4 from 1903)
0.01778
1903425
(+60 from 1902)
56
(+14 from 1902)
0.02013
1902485
(+14 from 1901)
42
(+5 from 1901)
0.01498
1901499
(-109 from 1900)
37
(-35 from 1900)
0.01455
1900390
No change from 1899
72
(+18 from 1899)
0.02266
1899390
(-5 from 1898)
54
(-11 from 1898)
0.02182
1898385
(+29 from 1897)
65
(+15 from 1897)
0.02371
1897414
(-27 from 1896)
50
(-3 from 1896)
0.02014
1896387
(-53 from 1895)
53
(-20 from 1895)
0.02103
1895334
(+6 from 1894)
73
(+6 from 1894)
0.02954
1894340
(-29 from 1893)
67
(-9 from 1893)
0.02839
1893311
No change from 1892
76
No change from 1892
0.03374
1892311
(+48 from 1891)
76
(+28 from 1891)
0.03379
1891359
(-33 from 1890)
48
(-12 from 1890)
0.02442
1890326
(-25 from 1889)
60
(-4 from 1889)
0.02975
1889301
(+2 from 1888)
64
(+2 from 1888)
0.03382
1888303
(+29 from 1887)
62
(+21 from 1887)
0.03273
1887332
(+33 from 1886)
41
(+7 from 1886)
0.02638
1886365
(-24 from 1885)
34
No change from 1885
0.02212
1885341
(-15 from 1884)
34
(-2 from 1884)
0.02395
1884326
(+109 from 1883)
36
(+17 from 1883)
0.02617
1883435
(-129 from 1882)
19
(-14 from 1882)
0.01583
1882306
(+141 from 1881)
33
(+19 from 1881)
0.02852
1881447
(-80 from 1880)
14
(-6 from 1880)
0.01416
1880367
First SSA data recorded
20
First SSA data recorded
0.02049

American States Popularity Rankings for Chloe

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

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Texas (TX)

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New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#132021#122022#122023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#172021#132022#162023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#342021#292022#332023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#292021#262022#272023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#302021#252022#362023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#162021#142022#142023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#382021#362022#392023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#302021#252022#272023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#202021#322022#232023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#282021#272022#282023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#172021#242022#192023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#252021#212022#372023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#202021#332022#352023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#172021#162022#142023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#142021#112022#92023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#132021#182022#252023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#262021#262022#482023

Maryland (MD)

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Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#542021#322022#472023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#342021#272022#322023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#332021#242022#212023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#392021#352022#492023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#342021#312022#492023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#332021#352022#592023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#212021#122022#222023

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#312021#142022#302023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#342021#322022#742023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#262021#522022#272023

Arkansas (AR)

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Mississippi (MS)

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Kansas (KS)

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Connecticut (CT)

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Nevada (NV)

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West Virginia (WV)

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Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#302021#232022#422023

Idaho (ID)

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Hawaii (HI)

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Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#352021#312022#282023

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#352021#452022#602023

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#722021#172022#1122023

District of Columbia (DC)

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South Dakota (SD)

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Montana (MT)

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Rhode Island (RI)

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North Dakota (ND)

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Alaska (AK)

Alaska (AK) flagAlaska (AK)#342021#822022#262023

Delaware (DE)

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Vermont (VT)

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Wyoming (WY)

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Popularity Rankings for Chloe in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Other American Territories

American Samoa flag American Samoa
Guam flag Guam
Northern Mariana Islands flag Northern Mariana Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands flag U.S. Virgin Islands

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Popularity in Philippines

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Popularity in Australia (NSW)

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Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#112021#82022#82023

Popularity in Catalonia, Spain

Catalonia, Spain flagCatalonia, Spain#172020#132021#122022

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#122021#232022#202023

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#132020#162021#172022

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#172021#162022#232023

Popularity in Spain

Spain flagSpain#242020#222021#222022

Popularity in Italy

Italy flagItaly#312020#282021#262022

Popularity in Galicia, Spain

Galicia, Spain flagGalicia, Spain#332020#292021#312022

Popularity in Basque Country, Spain

Basque Country, Spain flagBasque Country, Spain#322020#312021#372022

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#392019#462020#522021

Popularity in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland#422021#482022#642023

Popularity in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico flagPuerto Rico#462021#512022#732023

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#512021#542022#632023

Popularity in France

France flagFrance#992014#1172015#1602016

Popularity in Chile

Chile flagChile#1662020#1082021

Popularity in Portugal

Portugal flagPortugal#1702017#1362018

Popularity in Argentina

Argentina flagArgentina#1802010#1892015

Popularity in Switzerland

Switzerland flagSwitzerland#1832020#2762021#1982022

Popularity in Sweden

Sweden flagSweden#1862022#2802022#2072023#2162023

Popularity in Poland

Poland flagPoland#2822021#3662022#4582023

Popularity in Iceland

Iceland flagIceland#3262021#2972022#3912023

Popularity in Germany

Germany flagGermany#4492021#3292022#3422023

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Chloe a Name for Boys or Girls?

Chloe is mainly given to girls and is very popular in English-speaking countries.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Chloe

  • Khloe
  • Cloé
  • Cloey
  • Cloe
  • Kloe
  • Chloé
  • Kloey
  • Chloee
  • Clowie
  • Coco
  • Lolo
  • Cece
  • Coley
  • Clo-Clo
  • Cee
  • Lola
  • Loey
  • Clo
  • Chlo

Chloe in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Chloe Kim (Snowboarder, born 2000): An American snowboarder celebrated for her Olympic and X Games accomplishments. She became the youngest woman to win an Olympic snowboarding medal at 17.
  • Chloe Bennet (Actress, born 1992): Known for her role as Daisy Johnson in "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", Chloe Bennet is a prominent American actress and singer.
  • Chloe Grace Moretz (Actress, born 1997): An American actress notable for her roles in films like "Kick-Ass" and "Let Me In".
  • Chloe Sevigny (Actress, born 1974): An American actress and fashion designer, known for her work in independent films as well as mainstream projects.
  • Chloe Zhao (Director, born 1982): A Chinese filmmaker acclaimed for directing the Oscar-winning film "Nomadland".
  • Chloe Ferry (Reality TV Star, born 1995): A British reality star famous for her appearances on "Geordie Shore" and "Celebrity Big Brother".
  • Chloe Lukasiak (Dancer, born 2001): Rose to prominence as a dancer on the reality show "Dance Moms".
  • Chloe Sims (Reality TV Star, born 1981): Known for her role in the British reality show "The Only Way Is Essex".
  • Chloe Sullivan ("Smallville," 2001-2011 TV Series): A fictional character from the television series "Smallville", portrayed as a close friend and ally of Clark Kent.
  • "Chloe" (2022 TV Series): The series explores themes of obsession, identity, and grief as Becky infiltrates the lives of Chloe's friends and family to find out the truth about her death.
  • Chloe Community (West Virginia, USA): A small unincorporated community in Calhoun County, known for its rural setting and tight-knit community.

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