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The Name Clifton - Origin and Meaning of Clifton
  



The Name Clifton - Origin and Meaning of Clifton


Gender

Masculine

Origin of the Name Clifton

Old English

Usage of the Name Clifton

English

Meaning of the Name Clifton

The name Clifton comes from a surname, which is derived from a place name meaning "settlement by a cliff" in Old English.

Famous Bearers

Bearers of the name include Clifton Webb (1889 - 1966), an American actor and singer; Clifton Parker (1905 - 1989), an English composer; Clifton James (born 1921), an American actor; Clifton Williams (1932 - 1967), an American astronaut.

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