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Gender: Male Meaning of Clinton: "hilltop town" Origin of Clinton: English

The name Clinton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "hilltop town". Clinton and is often added to lists like American Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quintuplet game-BOYS".

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Like many names that have strong political connotations, the attractiveness of the name Clinton will be affected by your world-view. But, taking politics out of the equation, Clinton has a lovely pastoral meaning, a strong sound and a tremendously wearable nickname - Clint - all which would seem to be in its favor for at least a second thought.

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Famous People Named Clinton

Clinton Kelly, American fashion consultant and TV personality
Clinton Joseph Davisson, American physicist
Clinton Hubert Morrison, British footballer
Clinton Earl Portis, American NFL player
Clinton Merrick Hurdle, American baseball manager
Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, American actor and director
Clinton Drew "Clint" Dempsey, American soccer player
Clinton "Clint" Howard, American actor; brother of director Ron Howard
Clinton Darryl "Clint" Mansell, English musician and composer
Clinton James "Clint" McKay, Australian cricketer
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton, former U.S. President
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton, American politician--
former First Lady, NY state senator, U.S. secretary of state, first woman to be a general-election candidate for U.S. President, winning the popular vote
Dewitt Clinton, American politician, former governor of New York

Pop Culture References for the name Clinton

Clinton "Clint" Barton aka Hawkeye, character in Marvel comics and films
Clinton Hill, neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York

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