Would you like to save names or email names
to a friend?
Sign up here.

     
 

Meaning and Origin of: Clinton boy

| Share

First name origin & meaning:

Old English: Hill

First name variations: Clifton, Clyff, Clyfford, Clyford, Clint, Clive, Clifford

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Irish: reduced form of McClinton.
  2. English: habitational name, either from Glympton in Oxfordshire, named as ‘settlement (Old English tūn) on the Glym river’, a Celtic river name meaning ‘bright stream’, or from Glinton in Cambridgeshire, recorded in 1060 as Clinton (named with an unrecorded Old English element akin to Middle Low German glinde ‘enclosure’, ‘fence’ + Old English tūn).
  3. Charles Clinton (born 1690 in Longford, Ireland) organized a group of colonists and founded the settlement of Little Britain, Ulster county, NY, in 1731. His son George Clinton (1739–1812) was governor of NY (1777–95), and they had many prominent descendants.

Famous people with this first name: Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton

Comments for Clinton
 
     

highlights

Buried in Toys?
Get the most use out of your child's toys and space with these simple and kid-friendly ways to organize your child's playroom.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

Top 10 Wintertime Neighborhood Games
Is cabin fever setting in? Round up the neighborhood kids for some cold and snowy fun!

Ready for Kindergarten?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Find out what is happening in each day of your pregnancy!

My due date:

Pregnancy Day By Day

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest