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Clifton Meaning


What does Clifton mean?

The name Clifton is of English origin.

The meaning of Clifton is "settlement near a cliff or riverbank".

Clifton is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Clif-ton.

The Given Name Clifton

The landform name Clifton, has a wonderfully sophisticated quality.

Sweet yet mesmerizing, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Clifton is unique yet compelling due to its enchanting and fearless nature.

Clifton falls into the landform name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Clifton Collins, Jr..

Clifton Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 1,713 in baby name popularity for boys with 90 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,499 in baby name popularity for boys with 110 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Clifton has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Clifton Name Popularity Page.

Clifton Related Names

Famous Cliftons

  • Clifton Collins, Jr. ~ Actor

Clifton Numerology

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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Clifton.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Clifton Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Clifton.

Just for fun, see the name Clifton 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 Clifton in Nautical Flags page.