Clifton - Meaning Of Clifton, What Does Clifton Mean?

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Clifton Meaning


What does Clifton mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 1485 in baby name popularity for boys with 108 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


Clifton falls into the landform name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Clifton in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Clifton Numerology page.

Clifton Numerology
Clifton in Hieroglyhics
Clifton in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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