Clifton Family History
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Clifton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of numerous places named Clifton, from Old English clif ‘slope’ (see Cliff) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Clinton, Lifton, Litton, Clayton, Lefton, Linton, Crofton, Liston