What does Clift mean?
Associated with: old english.
2 relations via Clifton: Cliff▼ and Clyfton.Creative forms:
(male) Clit, Colift, ..
(female) Clice, Cligh, .. Middle name pairings:
Clift Sylvester (C.S.), ..
How popular is Clift?
Clift is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#7253 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Clifton (#1493 a year ago) and Cliff are the prominent varying forms of Clift (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Clift was widespread among parents during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.1%) and is now much less (usage 0.01%, ▼94%), with versions such as Cliff going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Cliffe, Clint▼, Clintt (see Clinton), Clive, Clyff and Croft. These names tend to be more frequently used than Clift.See names in meaning and etymology.