What does Clinton mean?
Surname and place name from Glympton in Oxfordshire or Glinton in Northants. An illustrious 18th-century governor of New York, De Witt Clinton, left his name on many New York City locations. American President Bill Clinton; actor Clint Eastwood; singer Clint Black.
How popular is Clinton?
Clinton is a very popular first name for males (#239 out of 1220, Top 20%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2118 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Clinton for boys. Clinton reached its peak rank of #156 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is currently at #923. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Clinton and related names. Clint is the only other prominent related form of Clinton (#923 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Clinton was widespread 4 decades ago (average #212) and has become significantly less since (#961, ▼95%), with forms such as Clint falling out of fashion.
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