Chloe, (also: Chloë) is a popular first or given name, especially in England. In Northern Ireland, "Chloe" was the most popular name for newborns from 1997 to 2002, followed by Emma in 2003. The French spelling is Chloé. The name comes from Greek Χλοη (khloē), meaning "green shoot". The name appears one time in the Bible, in 1 Corinthians 1:11 in the context of "the house of Chloe".