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189k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Clifford

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the cliff ford
  • #374 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Clifford" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801336127
18811188110
18821605155#94 boy name
188314911138#100 boy name
18841577150
18851445139
18861808172#95 boy name
18871738165#91 boy name
18882017194#92 boy name
188921513202#87 boy name
189021912207#83 boy name
189120610196#81 boy name
189225515240#80 boy name
189328819269#71 boy name
18943147307#65 boy name
189529018272#72 boy name
189632312311#66 boy name
189729510285#68 boy name
18983269317#67 boy name
18993058297#62 boy name
190042415409#66 boy name
190129412282#69 boy name
190234822326#71 boy name
19033579348#61 boy name
190437615361#66 boy name
19054277420#61 boy name
190642916413#63 boy name
190745712445#65 boy name
190852813515#58 boy name
190957034536#57 boy name
191057120551#66 boy name
191171723694#62 boy name
19121,371261,345#62 boy name
19131,545251,520#68 boy name
19141,993331,960#62 boy name
19152,771302,741#61 boy name
19162,822552,767#61 boy name
19173,027582,969#59 boy name
19183,338393,299#60 boy name
19193,091523,039#60 boy name
19203,348563,292#59 boy name
19213,309473,262#62 boy name
19223,200433,157#63 boy name
19233,140343,106#65 boy name
19243,288393,249#64 boy name
19253,478493,429#59 boy name
19263,239493,190#62 boy name
19273,069403,029#65 boy name
19282,903462,857#68 boy name
19292,718432,675#72 boy name
19302,731352,696#73 boy name
19312,478292,449#75 boy name
19322,313292,284#85 boy name
19332,187272,160#86 boy name
19342,332182,314#85 boy name
19352,280192,261#88 boy name
19362,154202,134#90 boy name
19372,246182,228#90 boy name
19382,289152,274#89 boy name
19392,313222,291#88 boy name
19402,195112,184#94 boy name
19412,382182,364#94 boy name
19422,553192,534#95 boy name
19432,678192,659#94 boy name
19442,413172,396#99 boy name
19452,391102,381#99 boy name
19462,630152,615#100 boy name
19473,005172,988
19482,809162,793
19492,91392,904
19502,954102,944#100 boy name
19513,172183,154
19523,341233,318#99 boy name
19533,165143,151
19543,161233,138
19553,007102,997
19562,919112,908
19572,907182,889
19582,826102,816
19592,543152,528
19602,489202,469
19612,352152,337
19622,193102,183
19632,215172,198
19642,035132,022
19651,83191,822
19661,62081,612
19671,531151,516
19681,61661,610
19691,525171,508
19701,591101,581
19711,399201,379
19721,281141,267
19731,18051,175
19741,15551,150
19751,13281,124
19761,07261,066
19779817974
19781,012101,002
19791,05481,046
19801,228141,214
19811,193141,179
19821,14891,139
198398712975
19841,00812996
19859029893
19868769867
19877639754
19887706764
19897740774
19906990699
19915927585
19925380538
19934750475
19944020402
19953570357
19963560356
19973230323
19982670267
19992930293
20002240224
20012380238
20021970197
20031750175
20042150215
20051900190
20061680168
20071810181
20081630163
20091440144
20101420142
20111340134
20121380138
20131370137
20141190119

Want to know about the populiarty of Clifford? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 188,666 babies born with the name Clifford in the United States. That's more than enough Cliffords to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 133 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Clifford" was in 1925 with a total of 3,429 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cliffords)

According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Clifford" ranks #88 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, 72 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1949. Across the entire United States a total of 2,913 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Clifford" mean?

Clifford (English): From the cliff ford

The name "Clifford" is of English origin and it means "From the cliff ford". It's a name commonly given to boys.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for interest, you show in others.

F is for fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

F is for finesse, an enviable trait.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Droffilc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Drofilcf". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Clifford popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Clifford in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Clifford

Method Man

Method Man is a rapper, producer, and actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Method was born in 1971 as Clifford Smith in Hempstead, New York, U.S.

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Cliff Burton

Cliff Burton is a musician and songwriter specializing in heavy metal and thrash metal music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to 1986. Cliff was born in 1986 as Clifford Lee Burton in Castro Valley, California, United States.

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Cliff Curtis

Cliff Curtis is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Cliff was born in 1968 as Clifford Vivian Devon Curtis in Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

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Cliff Williams

Cliff Williams is a musician specializing in hard rock, heavy metal, blues rock, rock and roll, progressive rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1966 to present. Cliff was born in 1949 as Clifford Williams in Romford, Essex, England.

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Cliff Compton

Cliff Compton is a professional wrestler. Cliff was born in 1979 as Clifford Compton in Nassau County, New York, United States.

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Clifford Robinson

Clifford was born in 1966.

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Past life for Clifford born Jan 10, 2006

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Name poster for Clifford

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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