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Name Meaning - Clifton

Origin of the name Clifton

Clifton is a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.

People having the name Clifton are in general originating from United Kingdom, United States of America.

Name meaning of Clifton
  • Slope settlement
Numerology Interpretation
  • Name Number: 7
  • Interpretation: Inner, Thought, Mind, Psychology, Secret, Mystic, Strange, Study, Knowledge, Loneliness, Rest
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History and Related Information

English: transferred use of the surname, originally a local name from any of the numerous places named in Old English with the elements clif cliff, slope, riverbank + tūn enclosure, settlement. Use of this as a given name is more recent than that of Clifford, and it may in some cases have been adopted as an expanded form of Cliff.

Popularity of the given name

The name Clifton is ranked on the 2,655ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.

We estimate that there are at least 65200 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.003% of the population.

The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:

The name Clifton has seven characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.

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