Of Greek origin. Means “green shoot”. It was an epithet of the Greek goddess of agriculture and fertility Demeter.

It refers to the young, green foliage or shoots of plants. The name is mentioned by Paul in one of the epistles in the New Testament, in the context of “the house of Chloe”.

In England, Chloe has been in use since the Protestant Reformation. It became popular in the United Kingdom since 1990.

It also appears in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”.

Other forms or spelling variations are Chloë, Cloe, Chlöe, Chloé, Clowy, Kloe, Kloé or Kloë, Khloe, Khloë, Khloé.

Famous bearers are Chloe Sevigny, Chloe Hawthorn, Chloe Bridges, Chloe Agnew, Khloé Kardashian.

Chloe is a famous name in France, Australia, Canada, Ireland, United States, Belgium, Scotland and New Zealand.