Infographic of Clive name meaning, which is “The dweller near the cliff,” from the Anglo-Saxon clif, a cliff.
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Clive Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 1,341 6 0.0006%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 1,496 5 0.0004%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 1,651 5 0.0004%
1926 1,537 5 0.0005%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 944 20 0.0019%
1931 1,238 8 0.0008%
1932 1,199 8 0.0008%
1933 1,278 6 0.0006%
1934 1,480 5 0.0005%
1935 1,445 5 0.0005%
1936 1,376 5 0.0005%
1937 0 0%
1938 1,382 5 0.0005%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 1,383 5 0.0004%
1942 1,155 10 0.0008%
1943 1,482 5 0.0004%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 1,400 6 0.0004%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 1,543 5 0.0003%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 1,555 5 0.0003%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 1,313 8 0.0004%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 1,469 6 0.0004%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 1,752 6 0.0004%
1980 0 0%
1981 1,705 7 0.0005%
1982 0 0%
1983 1,999 5 0.0003%
1984 1,780 7 0.0005%
1985 1,987 6 0.0004%
1986 1,628 12 0.0008%
1987 0 0%
1988 2,016 7 0.0004%
1989 0 0%
1990 1,907 12 0.0007%
1991 1,543 21 0.0013%
1992 2,710 5 0.0003%
1993 2,415 6 0.0004%
1994 2,788 5 0.0003%
1995 2,208 7 0.0005%
1996 0 0%
1997 2,410 6 0.0004%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 2,422 7 0.0005%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 2,998 5 0.0003%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 2,379 11 0.0007%
2007 2,156 16 0.001%
2008 2,326 12 0.0008%
2009 1,915 23 0.0015%
2010 2,195 14 0.001%
2011 1,796 26 0.0018%
2012 1,728 31 0.0022%
2013 2,514 7 0.0005%
2014 2,192 14 0.001%
2015 1,655 35 0.0024%
2016 1,610 38 0.0026%
2017 1,984 18 0.0013%
2018 1,845 23 0.0017%
2019 2,180 12 0.0009%
2020 2,618 14 0.0011%

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Data via SSA.gov.


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What names are variants of Clive?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cleavon

Cliff; land of cliffs; hilly area; cliff, slope

English

Cleve

Land of cliffs; hilly area; cliff, slope

English

Clyve

Cliff, slope

English


What names sound like Clive?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cleeve

Cliff

English

Cliffe

Cliff-side slope

English


What names are similar to Clive?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cliff

Cliff-side slope

English


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  2. Clive means “one who dwells by the cliffs.” It is a common name in England, which is where my son was born. We love to explore, and we hope that Clive will inherit our love of the outdoors!


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