"place on a cliff"

Clifton Origin and Meaning

The name Clifton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "place on a cliff".

A less-used cross between Clifford and Clinton.

# 951 in the US

Clifton Rank in US Top 1000

Clifton Popularity

Famous People Named Clifton

  • Clifton GeathersAmerican football player
  • Clifton ChenierAmerican zydeco musician
  • Clifton CollinsJr., American actor
  • Clifton JamesAmerican actor
  • Clifton ParkerEnglish composer
  • Clifton SpragueUS Navy officer
  • Clifton SunadaAmerican judoka
  • Clifton WebbAmerican actor
  • Clifton WilliamsAmerican astronaut
  • Clifton Phifer "Cliff" LeeAmerican baseball player
  • Clifton Avon "Cliff" EdwardsAmerican jazz singer

Clifton in Pop Culture

  • Geoffrey Cliftonfrom the movie "The English Patient"