Cliff Name Meaning & Origin

Cliff

Pronunciation: KLIF (key)

Origin of the name Cliff:

Short form of Clifton, the transferred use of the surname originating from a place-name for various old English towns. It is composed from the Old English elements clif (cliff, slope, bank of a river) and tūn (town, settlement, village, enclosure): hence, "settlement by the cliff."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Clifford, Clifton, Clive

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