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Meaning and name origin

Clifton \c-lif-ton, cl(i)-fton\ as a boy's name is pronounced KLIF-ten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Clifton is "town by the cliff". Surname used as given name. Sometimes used as an expanded form of Cliff.


Variations

Clifton has 6 variant forms: Cliff, Cliffeton, Clift, Clyffeton, Clyfton and Clyffton.


Popularity

Clifton is a very popular first name for males (#279 out of 1220, Top 23%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1130 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Clifton for boys. Clifton reached its highest rank of #161 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Clifton name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Clifton outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Clifton and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Clifton and Cliff. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cliff, Clifton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Clifton and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Clinton. Like Clifton, this name is not commonly used.

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