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Clovis Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Clovis is of French origin.

The meaning of Clovis is "famous warrior".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Clovis Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Clovis has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Clovis to other names.


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Related Names

The name Clodoveo is a form of Clovis.

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Name Fun

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Be creative with the name Clovis.

Just for fun, see the name Clovis in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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French names have similar origins to those of other old-world European nations. They are often derivations of place names or trade names, or have their basis in history, mythology, religion or nature. They may also be created names.

The popularity of hyphenated names is a unique feature of French given names. For example Paul-Henri or Anne-Marie. A hyphenated name is considered a single unit first name, not separate first and middle names. Hyphenated names may be of the same or different genders. The first part of the name will always indicate the holder's gender.

Masculine names may be made feminine with the addition of -e, -ette, or -ine as suffixes.