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The name Clifton is of English origin, and means town near a cliff.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Clifton has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Clifton
Use of the Name Clifton for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
67,621 30,451 10,094 1,921 764 171 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Clifton has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Clifton last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 2003, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Clifton
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188027338  
188125339  
188223251  
188332426  
188427040  
188522154  
188626242  
188724443  
188821964  
188921759  
189021957  
189116180  
189221468  
189319475  
189416693  
189516992  
189616895  
189719478  
189818683  
189916194  
1900190108  
1901154101  
1902156112  
1903159110  
1904164115  
1905165121  
1906174104  
1907172126  
1908162142  
1909158157  
1910168177  
1911163205  
1912147405  
1913149496  
1914150616  
1915144819  
1916156772  
1917159794  
1918152939  
1919152877  
1920156916  
1921160929  
1922169881  
1923166901  
1924172846  
1925170892  
1926165886  
1927163915  
1928183779  
1929179780  
1930181758  
1931189687  
1932182739  
1933178727  
1934189671  
1935196651  
1936195631  
1937193667  
1938197650  
1939193665  
1940202639  
1941202679  
1942199792  
1943188850  
1944197757  
1945200723  
1946213799  
1947204961  
1948205944  
1949204979  
19502001,023  
1951209949  
1952216942  
1953218959  
19542151,036  
1955227973  
19562321,004  
19572351,048  
1958250999  
1959262922  
1960271872  
1961269870  
1962262852  
1963273790  
1964266833  
1965287683  
1966277694  
1967279664  
1968281688  
1969292666  
1970300672  
1971303642  
1972297624  
1973314557  
1974257751  
19751861,212  
1976232871  
1977247826  
1978242862  
1979266782  
1980269803  
1981272787  
1982285716  
1983317611  
1984304644  
1985317643  
1986326609  
1987350552  
1988382518  
1989413506  
1990473439  
1991490412  
1992538355  
1993585311  
1994636267  
1995659250  
1996695231  
1997714221  
1998696240  
1999746215  
2000740230  
2001818200  
2002967163  
2003945171  
Totals:  67,621 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Clifton as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Clifton appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 124 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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