Infographic of Clifford name meaning, which is “The dweller near the ford by the cliff.” Based on the Anglo-Saxon clif (a cliff) and ford (a shallow place in a stream).
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Clifford Name Popularity

How popular is the name Clifford? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 65 517 0.1468%
1911 59 680 0.1826%
1912 62 1,326 0.2629%
1913 66 1,505 0.2654%
1914 62 1,940 0.2784%
1915 61 2,728 0.3003%
1916 61 2,753 0.285%
1917 58 2,959 0.2958%
1918 60 3,288 0.3064%
1919 60 3,037 0.29%
1920 59 3,289 0.2958%
1921 62 3,252 0.284%
1922 63 3,151 0.2828%
1923 65 3,095 0.2763%
1924 64 3,241 0.2791%
1925 59 3,417 0.3023%
1926 62 3,186 0.2897%
1927 65 3,021 0.2729%
1928 68 2,852 0.2666%
1929 71 2,670 0.2578%
1930 74 2,681 0.2567%
1931 75 2,438 0.247%
1932 84 2,285 0.2313%
1933 86 2,150 0.2308%
1934 85 2,306 0.2385%
1935 89 2,250 0.2315%
1936 90 2,124 0.2205%
1937 90 2,218 0.2251%
1938 89 2,268 0.2215%
1939 88 2,290 0.2251%
1940 94 2,174 0.2045%
1941 93 2,362 0.2099%
1942 94 2,529 0.2003%
1943 94 2,660 0.2038%
1944 98 2,389 0.1928%
1945 99 2,379 0.1951%
1946 100 2,613 0.1771%
1947 101 2,985 0.1788%
1948 105 2,786 0.1745%
1949 102 2,898 0.1802%
1950 100 2,936 0.1823%
1951 101 3,160 0.1864%
1952 99 3,313 0.1898%
1953 101 3,149 0.1779%
1954 112 3,141 0.1718%
1955 118 2,987 0.1624%
1956 122 2,903 0.1537%
1957 130 2,879 0.1496%
1958 128 2,809 0.1486%
1959 139 2,529 0.1331%
1960 140 2,463 0.13%
1961 149 2,322 0.123%
1962 150 2,180 0.1187%
1963 150 2,196 0.1223%
1964 161 2,010 0.1142%
1965 162 1,812 0.1108%
1966 168 1,593 0.102%
1967 173 1,505 0.0992%
1968 167 1,601 0.1066%
1969 184 1,491 0.0968%
1970 176 1,571 0.0987%
1971 184 1,364 0.0908%
1972 187 1,248 0.0916%
1973 192 1,152 0.0889%
1974 193 1,133 0.0872%
1975 199 1,103 0.0858%
1976 205 1,038 0.0805%
1977 223 956 0.0709%
1978 214 981 0.073%
1979 220 1,017 0.0721%
1980 204 1,180 0.0807%
1981 210 1,163 0.0791%
1982 214 1,117 0.0747%
1983 226 953 0.0646%
1984 222 978 0.0657%
1985 256 849 0.0559%
1986 255 844 0.0559%
1987 289 714 0.0468%
1988 299 732 0.047%
1989 308 743 0.046%
1990 349 660 0.0398%
1991 381 552 0.0339%
1992 431 478 0.0299%
1993 455 438 0.0281%
1994 502 360 0.0235%
1995 547 299 0.0198%
1996 548 297 0.0198%
1997 580 271 0.0183%
1998 666 208 0.0139%
1999 623 242 0.0162%
2000 762 171 0.0112%
2001 749 184 0.0122%
2002 839 147 0.0098%
2003 974 113 0.0074%
2004 820 167 0.011%
2005 925 139 0.0091%
2006 1,107 104 0.0066%
2007 1,076 116 0.0074%
2008 1,045 122 0.0079%
2009 1,180 94 0.0063%
2010 1,135 101 0.007%
2011 1,329 65 0.0046%
2012 1,209 84 0.0059%
2013 1,330 66 0.0046%
2014 1,352 63 0.0043%
2015 1,270 75 0.0052%
2016 1,298 72 0.005%
2017 1,211 84 0.006%
2018 1,179 90 0.0066%
2019 1,190 89 0.0066%
2020 1,334 82 0.0064%

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What names are diminutives of Clifford?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Clifford sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Clifford, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cliff

Cliff-side slope

English


What names are variants of Clifford?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Clifford.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cliff

Cliff-side slope

English

Clyff

Cliff-side slope; cliff-side ford

English

Clyfford

Cliff-side ford

English

Clyford

Cliff-side ford

English


What names sound like Clifford?

If you like how Clifford sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Clifford.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Gilford

Ford with yellow flowers

English

Guilford

Ford with yellow flowers

English


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