Name: Cloelia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cloelia

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    (klow EE lee ah)
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    Itself (Cloelia)
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    Cloelia is also the name of a Roman family, the gens Cloelia, from Alba.
    The name itself might come from the Latin 'clavis', "key", or 'claustra', "lock".

    Cloelia is also a mythological figure from the early history of Rome. Given as a hostage to the Etruscan king, she escaped with several other Roman girls by swimming across the Tiber.

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