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Clinton Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McClinton. English: habitational name, either from Glympton in Oxfordshire, named as ‘settlement (Old English tun) 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 tun).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Linton, Clifton, Winton, Hinton, Litton, Pointon, Brinton, Chilton

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Clinton Family Origin

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Clinton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Servant

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clinton. The most common Clinton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Clinton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clinton family was Laborer.

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