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What does Clint mean?

Clint Pronunciation of Clint as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Clint is "fenced settlement". Clint is a version of Clinton (Old English).

ASSOCIATED WITH Cl-, old english


VARIANTS Klint, Clintt

(male) Caint, ..

(female) Clina, ..

Clint Yousef (C.Y.), ..

How popular is Clint?

Clint is a very prominent first name for males (#426 out of 1220, Top 35%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#56120 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Clint reached its top position of #240 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is currently at #1445. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clint name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Clinton (#1009 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) is the only other popular variation form of Clint (#1445) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Clint reached its apex 5 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.2%) and is now much less, with versions like Clint becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clint, Clinton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Clint is pronounced similarly to Cleante. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Cain, Caine, Chino, Clianth, Cliff, Clift, Clive, Cluny, Colin, Flint, Flynt, Quint and Saint. These names tend to be less commonly used than Clint.

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