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Clifton

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How popular is the baby name Clifton in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 38 0 38
1881 39 0 39
1882 51 0 51
1883 26 0 26
1884 40 0 40
1885 54 0 54
1886 42 0 42
1887 43 0 43
1888 64 0 64
1889 59 0 59
1890 57 0 57
1891 80 0 80
1892 68 0 68
1893 75 0 75
1894 93 0 93
1895 92 0 92
1896 95 0 95
1897 78 0 78
1898 83 0 83
1899 94 0 94
1900 108 0 108
1901 101 0 101
1902 112 0 112
1903 110 0 110
1904 115 0 115
1905 121 0 121
1906 105 0 105
1907 126 0 126
1908 148 5 143
1909 157 0 157
1910 184 6 178
1911 211 5 206
1912 404 0 404
1913 507 10 497
1914 624 8 616
1915 827 7 820
1916 776 5 771
1917 805 12 793
1918 944 10 934
1919 894 9 885
1920 921 11 910
1921 939 7 932
1922 898 11 887
1923 911 10 901
1924 853 6 847
1925 890 0 890
1926 893 8 885
1927 929 9 920
1928 786 6 780
1929 790 10 780
1930 759 5 754
1931 706 7 699
1932 744 6 738
1933 740 8 732
1934 671 5 666
1935 650 0 650
1936 644 7 637
1937 668 0 668
1938 648 0 648
1939 662 0 662
1940 649 8 641
1941 675 0 675
1942 804 11 793
1943 864 7 857
1944 771 6 765
1945 729 7 722
1946 810 7 803
1947 972 8 964
1948 944 0 944
1949 982 0 982
1950 1,024 0 1,024
1951 953 0 953
1952 938 0 938
1953 961 0 961
1954 1,040 0 1,040
1955 982 6 976
1956 1,000 0 1,000
1957 1,052 0 1,052
1958 1,005 6 999
1959 932 7 925
1960 876 5 871
1961 878 6 872
1962 854 0 854
1963 799 9 790
1964 841 6 835
1965 685 0 685
1966 700 5 695
1967 673 7 666
1968 684 0 684
1969 676 9 667
1970 686 13 673
1971 648 6 642
1972 628 5 623
1973 557 0 557
1974 761 10 751
1975 1,225 10 1,215
1976 882 11 871
1977 838 11 827
1978 876 7 869
1979 794 11 783
1980 804 0 804
1981 794 6 788
1982 718 0 718
1983 616 6 610
1984 650 6 644
1985 652 8 644
1986 609 0 609
1987 557 5 552
1988 526 8 518
1989 506 0 506
1990 440 0 440
1991 411 0 411
1992 355 0 355
1993 311 0 311
1994 267 0 267
1995 249 0 249
1996 232 0 232
1997 221 0 221
1998 240 0 240
1999 215 0 215
2000 232 0 232
2001 201 0 201
2002 163 0 163
2003 172 0 172
2004 159 0 159
2005 156 0 156
2006 146 0 146
2007 154 0 154
2008 131 0 131
2009 132 0 132
2010 107 0 107
2011 112 0 112
2012 129 0 129
2013 110 0 110
2014 118 0 118
2015 110 0 110

Want to know about the popularity of the Clifton baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 69,705 babies born with the name Clifton in the United States. That's more than enough Cliftons to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 38 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Clifton" was in 1975 with a total of 1,215 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cliftons)

According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Clifton" ranks #53 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 77 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1918. Across the entire United States a total of 944 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Clifton" mean? The list below shows the origins of Clifton as well as things modernly associated with the name Clifton such as celebrities named Clifton.

Origin and Meaning of Clifton

The name "Clifton" is of English origin, and it means "From a Town near a Cliff". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Clifton Collins Jr.

Clifton Collins Jr. is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1990 to present. Clifton was born in 1970 as Clifton Craig Collins, Jr. in Los Angeles, California.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Clifton

Clifton Cafe
Clifton Forge Va
Clifton Larson Allen
Clifton Va Restaurants
Clifton Winery
Clifton Inn
Clifton Va Weather
Clifton Park Golf Course
Clifton Powell
Clifton Va

Alternative Meanings

C is for confident, no doubts here!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

F is for fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

T is for talent, hidden or not.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

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

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Past life for Clifton born Oct 21, 1989

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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 Central Africa approximately on 1225. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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