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Meaning name Clifton

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Clifton

Meaning name Clifton
English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements clif "cliff, bank, slope" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "cliff settlement."
Clio - Latin form of Greek Kleio, meaning "fame, glory." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of poetry and history.
Cliamain - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Clementius, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Cliff - Originally a short form of English Clifford ("cliff river crossing)", this name became an independent name, meaning simply "cliff."
Clifford - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements clif "cliff, bank, slope" and ford "ford," hence "cliff river crossing."
ClÍmaco - Spanish form of Latin Climacus, meaning "ladder."
Climacus - Latin name derived from the Greek word klimax, meaning "ladder."
Clint - Short form of English Clinton, meaning "settlement near the headland." 
Clinton - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "settlement near the headland." 
Clitus - Latin form of Greek Kleitos, meaning famous, renowned." 
Clive - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places, derived from Old English clif, meaning "bank, cliff, slope."

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