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Cliff Meaning


What does Cliff mean?

The name Cliff is of English origin.

The meaning of Cliff is "cliff".

Cliff is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Cliff.

The Given Name Cliff

Cliff is a diminutive of Forename. See Forename for further details.

Cliff appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Cliff has no variant spellings.

Cliff falls into the landform name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cliff Battles, Cliff Hagan, and Cliff Robertson.

Cliff Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 4,606 in baby name popularity for boys with 21 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,233 in baby name popularity for boys with 24 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Cliff Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Cliff has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Cliff to other names.

Cliff Related Names

Cliff is a diminutive of Forename.

Famous Cliffs

  • Cliff Battles ~ Football Player
  • Cliff Hagan ~ Basketball Player
  • Cliff Robertson ~ Actor

Cliff Numerology

What will your new littleCliff be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Cliff Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cliff in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cliff.

Just for fun, see the name Cliff in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cliff in Nautical Flags page.